Newsom Signs North Bay Lawmaker's Bill Aiming To Protect Reporters Covering ProtestsCalifornia will protect journalists from interference by police while covering civil protests under a bill from a North Bay lawmaker signed into law Saturday by Gov. Gavin Newsom.
Update: Ousted San Francisco School Board VP Allison Collins Files LawsuitSF School Board member Alison Collins on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against the SFUSD, the city and county of San Francisco and individual board commissioners after being voted out as Vice President over racist tweets she posted in 2016.
Beyond Twitter and Facebook, Right-Wing Extremism Thrives Via PodcastingPodcasts, still listed by Google and Apple and available on their platforms as well as the open Web, let you tune into the world of the QAnon conspiracy theory, wallow in President Trump’s false claims of a stolen election and bask in other extremism.
Appeals Court Sides With Tech Giants In Far-Right Activists' LawsuitA federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit that accused Twitter, Facebook and other tech giants of conspiring to stifle the political views of a far-right activist and a conservative nonprofit.
Appeals Court Rejects Conservative Group's Free-Speech Lawsuit Against YouTubeA federal appeals court in San Francisco on Wednesday rejected a free-speech lawsuit filed against YouTube and Google by a conservative nonprofit group.
UC Berkeley Identifies Protesters Arrested Outside Ann Coulter EventUC Berkeley officials have identified five of the people arrested Wednesday night during a protest outside a speaking engagement by conservative author Ann Coulter.
Protesters Arrested As Conservative Author Ann Coulter Makes Berkeley AppearanceSome were arrested as hundreds of demonstrators gathered at UC Berkeley to protest a speech Wednesday night by conservative author Ann Coulter, once again igniting a debate on campus about what "free speech" means.
Trump Signs Campus Free Speech Order In Wake Of UC Berkeley IncidentPresident Donald Trump signed an executive order on campus free speech after highlighting an incident involving a conservative activist who was punched on the University of California, Berkeley campus.
'Go Get 'Em, Hayden' – Trump Hails Conservative Assaulted on Cal CampusIn a fiery speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference Saturday, Pres. Trump specifically praised Hayden Williams, a conservative activist who was attacked in Sproul Plaza on the UC Berkeley campus last month.
UC Berkeley Settles Lawsuit Over Cancellation Of Conservative Speakers On CampusThe University of California, Berkeley has agreed to consider changes to its policy on major campus events as part of a settlement in a lawsuit over student access to conservative speakers.
Tech Giants Still Stumbling In The Social World They CreatedWho knew connecting the world could get so complicated? Perhaps some of technology's brightest minds should have seen that coming.
Abortion And Free Speech Collide In Supreme Court DisputeSupreme Court shines a spotlight on crisis pregnancy centers that don't offer abortions.
How Far Does Free Speech Reach?The First Amendment protects employees and customers of a business, and a business itself, from expressing opinions.
Trump Administration Supports Lawsuit Over Conservative Speakers at UC BerkeleyThe Trump administration is throwing its support behind a lawsuit against the University of California, Berkeley that accuses the school of a double standard for campus speakers.
University of California Will Open Free Speech Center in Nation's CapitalThe University of California will establish a center in Washington, D.C. to study the changing views on the First Amendment and what free speech means for democracy.