Government & Communications

Attempts by governmental bodies to improve or impede communications with or between the citizenry.

Reuters sets out ambitious plan to measure ‘The Trump Effect’

Reuters’ new multimedia offering “The Trump Effect” aims to track the consequences of administration policies—with interactive graphics, a news archive, and opinion polls.

The walls are closing in: China finds new ways to tighten Internet controls

China has built a new wall, in cyberspace — the largest system of Internet censorship, control and surveillance in the world, nicknamed the Great Firewall of China. Thirty years on, it is extending those controls even further.

Kushner’s use of personal e-mail is no minor error

[Commentary] The new revelations of widespread use of personal e-mail for official business by Jared Kushner and five other White House advisers are no minor indiscretion.

Quinnipiac Poll: Most Americans Still Want Trump to Stop Tweeting

President Donald Trump is not "fit to serve as president," American voters say 56 - 42 percent, and voters disapprove 57 - 36 percent of the job he is doing as president, according to a Quinnipiac University national poll released Sept 27.

President Trump is accusing Facebook of being ‘anti-Trump’

President Donald Trump charged that Facebook has “always” been opposed to him, suggesting it is part of a network of “collusion” along with national newspapers and cable news networks that have covered his White House critically.

DHS planning to collect social media info on all immigrants

The Department of Homeland Security has moved to collect social media information on all immigrants, including permanent residents and naturalized citizens.

FCC Proposes to Eliminate Requirement to Keep Hard Copies of FCC Rules

The Federal Communications Commission issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that proposes to eliminate rules requiring certain broadcast and cable entities to keep paper copies of FCC rules.

White House Reiterates E-mail Policy After News Of Officials Using Private Accounts

News that at least six current or former senior members of the Trump administration have used private e-mail accounts as they conduct official business has prompted the White House to clarify its policy.

Trump has been great for the economy. The anti-Trump economy, that is.

These are boom times for the anti-Trump industrial complex.