Power Shift Shafts FCC; The Ax Falls; Big Tech Free No More; Rating the News; Zuck’s Cult; Protecting Journalists
- Newly Empowered, Democrats Demand Ajit Pai Stop Withholding Documents
- Digital Media’s Terrible, No Good Week
- Will New Congress Lay Down the Law On Tech?
- Rating the News
- Inside Facebook’s ‘Cult-like’ Workplace
- Defending Journalists in an Era of ‘Destroyed Rights’
Newly Empowered, Democrats Demand Ajit Pai Stop Withholding Documents
By Dell Cameron
February 4, 2019
House Democrats made clear that any avoidance or obfuscation would no longer stand. “Under your leadership, the FCC has failed repeatedly to act in the public interest and placed the interest of corporations over consumers,” their letter reads.
Digital Media’s Terrible, No Good Week
By Maxwell Tani
February 3, 2019
The media industry lost at least 2,100 jobs last week. How grim is the future ahead?
Will New Congress Lay Down the Law On Tech?
By Hiawatha Bray
January 22, 2019
For decades, Internet companies were sheltered by a bipartisan consensus: Regulate with a light touch, and see what happens. And now members of both parties are in a regulating frame of mind. Some lawmakers are calling for more aggressive antitrust enforcement against Big Tech.
By Will Oremus
January 25, 2019
In the era of fake news, a cottage industry of startups is competing to turn media credibility into a booming business. Do we really want that?
Inside Facebook’s ‘Cult-like’ Workplace
By Salvador Rodriguez
January 8, 2019
More than a dozen former Facebook employees detailed how the company’s leadership and its performance review system has created a culture where any dissent is discouraged.
Defending Journalists in an Era of ‘Destroyed Rights’
By Peter Pomeranzev
November 28, 2018
The vicious digital campaign to silence Filipino news site Rappler and its CEO Maria Ressa makes clear that it’s time for a new charter for human rights online.