Displaying items by tag: free speech

"Facebook Employees Are Outraged At Mark Zuckerberg's Explanations Of How It Handled The Kenosha Violence," reads the headline at Buzzfeed. One such employee asks "[a]t what point do we take responsibility for enabling hate filled bile to spread across our services?"

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North Carolina just earned its 12th green-light rating for campus free speech. 

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RALEIGH — American universities are in jeopardy of becoming no better than finishing schools reserved for the rich, Mitch Daniels told an audience at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

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Legal scholars are blowing the whistle on a North Carolina school district and the state’s high school sports sanctioning body following a free speech controversy.

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It’s “cruelty,” Salon’s Melanie McFarland scolds.

“Offensive in all the wrong ways,” wails Vice’s Patrick Marlborough.

Most popularly — to repeat a charge several critics have lobbed — Dave Chappelle is “punching down.”

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While local liquor boards try to make the case that bureaucrats can do a better job than private businesses when it comes to managing the sale of alcoholic beverages, some small-minded censors at the North Carolina ABC Commission are spoiling for a First Amendment fight over irreverent craft beer names. 

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"Online communities like 4chan and 8chan have become hotbeds of white nationalist activity," wrote the editors of the New York Times on Aug. 4 in the wake of a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas. Then: "Law enforcement currently offers few answers as to how to contain these communities."

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Helping women and minorities find their place behind the microphone and camera as broadcasters is commendable, but telling bureaucrats to monitor radio and television stations’ political leanings is a bridge too far. 

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