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We must not let big tech threaten our security, freedoms and democracy

[Commentary] As lawmakers grapple with the revelations regarding Russia’s manipulation of social media during the 2016 election, many are shocked to learn the outsized role that the major tech companies play in so many aspects of our lives.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said tech should cooperate with law enforcement — and help the US fight Russia

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said he believes technology companies that displayed Kremlin-linked ads during the 2016 election could help the United States “retaliate” against Russia. “What we ought to do with regard to the Russian

Trump’s new rules will let Sinclair gobble up Tribune

For the moment, the fate of the Sinclair-Tribune deal rests in the hands of the Federal Communications Commission as well as the nation’s antitrust regulators.

How TV has trivialized our culture and politics

A Q&A with Lance State, a professor of communications at Fordham University.