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Germany Starts Enforcing Hate Speech Law

January 1, 2018


Germany is enforcing a law that demands social media sites move quickly to remove hate speech, fake news and illegal material. The law gives networks 24 hours to act after they have been told about law-breaking material. Facebook, Twitter and YouTube will be the law’s main focus, but is is also likely to be applied […]

Newspapers Important to Democracy

January 3, 2017


We must respond to president-elect Donald Trump’s attacks on mainstream newspapers, and his dislike of press conferences because he does not like to be questioned.  However, he conveys his messages on Twitter. Newspapers have an ability to check facts that social media does not. In my view, newspapers, and all the mainstream media, have an […]