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Facebook says police can’t use its data for ‘surveillance’

Facebook is cutting police departments off from a vast trove of data that has been increasingly used to monitor protesters and activists.

Pro-Trump media sets the agenda with lies. Here’s how traditional media can take it back.

[Commentary] You can’t fight propaganda with standard journalism. Watchdogging the fake-news machinery and fact-checking relentlessly is part of the prescription.

What’s a legitimate news outlet? A new face in the White House press pool raises questions.

In an age of partisan media, the lines between “partisan” and “media” can sometimes blur.

Mike Pence says he advocates for a free press. Here’s his shaky history with transparency.

Speaking in front of Washington's top political journalists recently, Vice President Pence said he is — and has always been — an advocate of a free and independent press.

Putin destroyed Russia’s independent press. Trump seems to want the same.

[Commentary] While no one is predicting car bombings or poisonings of American journalists, it’s not much of a stretch to see similarities between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin’s attitude.

Can President Trump outlast the White House press corps?

President Donald Trump has attempted to undercut the US media in a number of ways — by calling them the “enemy”; by denying coverage credentials to certain outlets during his campaign; by telling falsehoods and lying; by siccing his aides on repor

Rep Pelosi says the media were ‘accomplices’ to Russia. Ensue outrage?

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) accused the media of being “accomplices” to Russia's efforts to meddle in the 2016 election.

No other Republicans are willing to match Trump’s anti-media swagger. That’s becoming a problem.

On the campaign trail, none of President Trump's rivals could — or would — match the brazenness of his attacks on the news media.

The attack on Jeff Sessions is part of the new McCarthyism

[Commentary] Here is what Attorney General Jeff Sessions should have said when he stepped up to the podium and addressed reporters last week at the Justice Department: “At long last, have you left no sense of decency?” Sessions is the victim of th

How hard is it to get an intelligence wiretap? Pretty hard.

Wiretaps on Americans in foreign intelligence investigations are not easy to get. And if you’re a candidate for president, it’s even harder.