First in the Nation: California Attempts ‘Fake News’ Ban

  Source: HEATSTREET | By Emily Zanotti Next week, the California Assembly will be one of the first legislatures to try to ban so-called “fake news,” and it could have sweeping ramifications for social
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FBI ‘Witch Hunt’ for Dissenting Media May Threaten Press Freedom in US

  Source: Sputnik As the FBI confirms its investigation into news organizations, the First Amendment could potentially become a victim of anti-Russia hysteria. Radio Sputnik’s Loud and Clear spoke with Tim
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Rancher standoff trials ask: When is a ‘journalist’ an ‘occupier’?

Source: WND Some defendants in Nevada, Oregon prosecutions claim 1st Amendment press protection By April Kiessling A flurry of dramatic property and civil rights-related trials is taking place across the
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Google Permanently Bans 200 “Fake News” Sites

  Source: Zero Hedge | by Tyler Durden The crackdown has begun. In a blog post by Scott Spencer, director of product management for sustainable ads, posted on Wednesday, Google said
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Feds Jail Radio Host, Sparking Free Speech Outcry

The New American | Alex Newman | Tuesday, 16 February 2016 After arresting and charging radio host Pete Santilli (shown) with “conspiracy” in connection with his reporting on the occupation of the Oregon
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