Lauren Frayer

America’s dangerous Internet delusion

[Commentary] The unmistakable lesson of recent years is that the Internet is a double-edged sword.

Bringing the Internet to Rural India

While India produces some of the world’s best coders and computer engineers, vast multitudes of its people are entering the virtual world with little sense of what lies within it, or how it could be of use to them.

RNC Stands by President Trump, 'Witch-Hunt' Branding of Media

The Republican National Committee joined with President Donald Trump to brand the recent spate of news about the President as a media witch hunt.

Here’s who loses big time if Sprint and T-Mobile are allowed to merge

[Commentary] The press reports that Sprint's owner SoftBank may once again seek to eliminate its rival T-Mobile, perhaps believing that it will find more sympathetic ears in the new administration.

Sens Udall and Hassan warn Trump Administration Shows 'Pattern of Hostility' to Press

Sens Tom Udall (D-NM) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) are warning of a "pattern of hostility" by the Trump Administration toward journalists.

Chairman Pai Announces Plans for Nationwide Blue Alerts

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced a proposal to add an alert option to the nation’s Emergency Alert System (EAS) to help protect our nation’s law enforcement officers.

Digital gap between rural and nonrural America persists

Rural Americans have made large gains in adopting digital technology in recent years, but they remain less likely than nonrural adults to have home broadband, smartphones and other devices.

Net Neutrality Activists Rally Against Trump FCC's Plan to Destroy the Internet

People from across the country have already generated more than 1 million comments and signatures opposing Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai’s destructive plan to kill network neutrality.

News Coverage of Donald Trump’s First 100 Days

A new report from Harvard Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy analyzes news coverage of President Trump’s first 100 days in office.

Fox News fires Bob Beckel over alleged 'insensitive' remark to African-American staffer

Fox News fired former Democratic strategist Bob Beckel May 19 for allegedly making an inappropriate remark to an African-American employee.