6 Narratives of Censorship in the Golden Age of Free Speech

“In today’s networked surrounding, when anyone can broadcast live or post their believes to a social network, it would seem that censorship ought to be impossible, ” Zeynep Tufekci writes in our special issue about online free speech. But while the social internet devotes everyone a voice, it also has countless ways of penalizing people […]

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Late-night hosts on North Korean threat: ‘Dennis Rodman, did you do nothing? ‘

Comics, including Stephen Colbert, Seth Meyers, and Jimmy Kimmel, addressed Trumps escalation of tensions with North Korea on Tuesday Late-night hosts on Tuesday addressed escalating tensions between the US and North Korea after Donald Trump is a response to Kim Jong-uns continued threats with a promise to rain down fire and fury the likes of […]

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Late-night hosts on Northern korean threat: ‘Dennis Rodman, did you do nothing? ‘

Comics, including Stephen Colbert, Seth Meyers, and Jimmy Kimmel, addressed Trumps escalation of tensions with North Korea on Tuesday Late-night hosts on Tuesday addressed escalating tensions between the US and North Korea after Donald Trump responded to Kim Jong-uns continued threats with a promise to rain down fire and fury the likes of which the […]

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Late-night hosts blast Trump as ‘our neediest and most insecure president’

Comics, including Trevor Noah and Seth Meyers, discussed the Republican tax bill, Trumps visit to Florida and his support for Roy Moores Alabama Senate run Late-night hosts on Monday addressed the GOP’s proposed legislation for tax reform and Donald Trump’s weekend in Florida, during which he reiterated his support for Roy Moore, the Senate candidate […]

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This wildfire photo is a portrait of America in 2017

An amateur photographer in Oregon only captured what some might call a portrait of America’s current state. SEE ALSO: Summer 2017 is like it’s on steroids- and it’s merely going to get worse Kristi McCluer’s depiction of a bunch of men casually golfing while a wildfire raged behind them ran viral after it was tweeted […]

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Late-night hosts on North Korean threat: ‘Dennis Rodman, did you do nothing? ‘

Comics, including Stephen Colbert, Seth Meyers, and Jimmy Kimmel, addressed Trumps escalation of tensions with North Korea on Tuesday Late-night hosts on Tuesday addressed escalating tensions between the US and North Korea after Donald Trump responded to Kim Jong-uns continued threats with a promise to rain down flame and frenzy the likes of which the […]

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75 things we predict Trump will do in the near future

Image: mashable composite; getty images, shutterstock President Trump is no longer surprising. In fact, he has very likely depleted the concept of astonish for a number of years. This is a man who stared directly at the eclipse. A human who simultaneously calls white patriots “very fine people” and experiences a feverish thrill at the […]

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Donald Trump tweet suggests the San Juan mayor is ungrateful, and … wait, what?

Image: Getty Images There isn’t a low bar for Donald Trump commentaries anymore. The bar has been obliterated. Everything he says is terrible, including Sunday morning’s tweet about political “ingrates” in Puerto Rico. In the wake of Hurricane Maria, San Juan’s mayor, Carmen Yulin Cruz, has been explicit about the horrific conditions of the person […]

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The Hollars review: mawkish John Krasinski comedy feels like long sitcom

The actors second film as director is so intent to please that its ultimately more cloying than affecting John Krasinskis gift as an actor is that he never looks like hes trying. He appears so relaxed in front of the camera that his acting seems entirely effortless. As a director, his second feature following Brief […]

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