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Appeals court upholds man’s conviction for threatening tweet

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A federal appeals court on Friday upheld the conviction of a North Carolina man who posted an anonymous threat on social media to lynch...

Biden’s pledge on media freedom may be easier said than done

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WASHINGTON — One of the Biden Justice Department's first big moves has been to alert reporters at three major news organizations that their phone...

Lightfoot sued for limiting interviews to reporters of color

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CHICAGO — A white reporter for a conservative media outlet is suing Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot over her decision to grant interviews at the...

Florida sued over law to ban social media content blocking

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Two groups representing online companies sued Florida on Thursday over a new law that seeks to punish large social media businesses...

Biden calls Belarus plane diversion an ‘outrageous incident’

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President Joe Biden on Monday said the forced diversion by Belarus of a commercial passenger jet so it could arrest an opposition journalist was...

US to ramp up tracking of domestic extremism on social media

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WASHINGTON — The Department of Homeland Security plans to ramp up social media tracking as part of an enhanced focus on domestic violent extremism....

Student’s arrest for racist post sparks free speech debate

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The arrest of a Connecticut high school student accused of posting racist comments about a Black classmate on social media is being supported by...

Fox News seeks to dismiss Dominion suit over election claims

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WASHINGTON — Fox News has filed a motion to dismiss a $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit brought by Dominion Voting Systems over claims about the...

Suit: Georgia election law threatens voting, speech rights

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ATLANTA — Georgia‚Äôs sweeping new overhaul of election laws threatens the fundamental right to vote, freedom of speech and the separation of powers, according...

Media demand Israel explain destruction of news offices

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NEW YORK — News organizations demanded an explanation Saturday for an Israeli airstrike that targeted and destroyed a Gaza City building housing the offices...