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Video: Busting the Myths About Journalism and the IRS

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 13:05
Free Press

According to the Pew Research Center, there are nearly 200 nonprofit newsrooms around the United States — and by all accounts that number is on the rise.

Comcast Exec Says Time Warner Cable Deal Will Be Great for America

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 13:04

Comcast's policy chief David Cohen says he hasn't heard any "rational, knowledgeable voices" objecting to the $45 billion merger.

No Justice Roberts, the Internet Can't Do Government's Job

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 13:04
Sunlight Foundation

Writing for the majority in the Supreme Court’s latest effort to dismantle the nation’s campaign finance system, Chief Justice John Roberts argued that government doesn’t need to restrain big money in politics because the Internet will. There are several problems with Roberts’ argument that the Internet will take care of big money in politics.

U.S. Secretly Created 'Cuban Twitter' to Stir Unrest

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 13:00
Associated Press

In July 2010, Joe McSpedon, a U.S. government official, flew to Barcelona to put the final touches on a secret plan to build a social media project aimed at undermining Cuba's communist government.

The European Parliament Takes Important Step to Enshrine Net Neutrality into Law

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 12:57

The European Parliament voted on the Telecoms Single Market proposal, a major legislative achievement protecting net neutrality that will have a crucial impact on how European users experience the Internet for generations.