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- The new Hong Kong: Disappearing books, illegal words and arrests over blank white paper
Less than two weeks under a new national security law enacted by Beijing, Hong Kong residents already feel a curtain of control falling over the city's realms of speech
Los Angeles Times. Friday, 10 Jul 2020.
- OneWeb sale to UK-Bharti group gets court approval
A New York court hearing
accepts the plan to pull the OneWeb satellite company out of bankruptcy.
Yahoo. Friday, 10 Jul 2020.
- Facebook Said to Consider Banning Political Ads
The social network has been under intense pressure for allowing misinformation and hate speech
to spread on its site.
New York Times. Friday, 10 Jul 2020.
- Goya Foods CEO "not apologizing" for praising Trump
Family company's top exec, Robert Unanue, calls an anti-Trump Goya boycott an attempt at "suppression of speech
CBS News. Friday, 10 Jul 2020.
- Trump threatens tax-exempt status, funding for universities and schools over 'radical left indoctrination'
Republicans have long railed against alleged left-wing indoctrination in public schools and universities, citing "free speech
zones," cases of professors and administrators showing hostility toward conservative students.
Fox News. Friday, 10 Jul 2020.
- Prominent Latino voices call for Goya Foods boycott after CEO praises Trump
CEO Robert Unanue doubled down, calling the boycott a "suppression of speech
ABC News. Friday, 10 Jul 2020.
- Johnny Depp and Amber Heard: Court hears details of birthday row
The actor tells a libel hearing
events after Amber Heard's 30th birthday were a "fitting end" to their marriage.
BBC News. Friday, 10 Jul 2020.
- Column: Facebook fails to control hate speech. Will an advertiser boycott change anything?
It's long past time for Facebook to take complaints about hate speech
and misinformation as more than occasions for navel-gazing.
Los Angeles Times. Friday, 10 Jul 2020.
- Robert de Niro says the pandemic means he is 'going to be lucky if he makes $7.5 million this year'
Robert De Niro's estranged wife Grace Hightower called an emergency hearing
after the actor halved her monthly allowance to $50,000, citing loss of income due to COVID.
Daily Mail. Friday, 10 Jul 2020.
- Judge asks full federal appeals court to reconsider decision forcing him to drop Michael Flynn case
Judge Emmet Sullivan's lawyer asked for a so-called en banc review of the decision of the appeals court, which would involve all active judges on the court rehearing the Flynn case.
CNBC. Thursday, 9 Jul 2020.
- Twitter feud breaks out among Vox staffers after editor signed open letter decrying 'cancel culture'
Vox's Matthew Yglesias was among 150 journalists, academics and celebrated authors who added their names to the letter calling to defend free speech
amid rampant 'cancel culture'.
Daily Mail. Thursday, 9 Jul 2020.
- U.S. judge hearing Flynn case asks appeals court to reconsider dismissal
The judge hearing
the criminal prosecution against U.S. President Donald Trump's former adviser Michael Flynn on Thursday asked an appeals court to reconsider a recent decision dismissing the case. U.S. ...
Yahoo. Thursday, 9 Jul 2020.
- Chatbots can ease medical providers' burden, offer guidance to those with COVID-19 symptoms
Research finds that chatbots -- software applications that conduct online chats via text or text-to-speech -- working for reputable organizations can ease the burden on medical providers and offer trusted guidance to those with symptoms.
Science Daily. Thursday, 9 Jul 2020.
- Klein Oak Coach Jason Glenn gives inspiring speech about race in America to his football players
"Your skin color, your race, your religion - that won't divide us." Klein Oak HS coach Jason Glenn's message that encourages players.
ABC News. Thursday, 9 Jul 2020.
- People At Vox Are Mad That Other People At Vox Support Free Speech
Multiple Vox employees claimed that the letter was "anti-trans"
Daily Caller. Thursday, 9 Jul 2020.
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