Chicago Police. Photo by John W. Iwanski (usachicago) on Flickr.
07 Jun 2017

Journalists Sue Chicago Police For Records On ‘Heat List’ Used For Predictive Policing

Chicago journalists sued the police for refusing to release records that may reveal their computerized predictions on who will likely engage in gun violence.

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06 Jun 2017

Notes On The Trump Justice Department’s First Leak Prosecution

Reality Winner is the first person to be charged with violating the Espionage Act under President Donald Trump’s administration.

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FBI Director James Comey at a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
03 May 2017

The FBI Director’s Unsettling Argument For Why WikiLeaks Doesn’t Deserve First Amendment Protection

FBI director James Comey indicated WikiLeaks remains focus for intelligence agencies and prosecuting Julian Assange for his work as a publisher remains possible.

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Kyle Kulinski (Secular Talk)
25 Apr 2017

Around The Empire – Episode 16: The Blacklisting of Independent Media Feat. Kyle Kulinski

Journalist Kyle Kulinski discusses media concentration and the seemingly coordinated strategy to weaken, undermine, and destroy independent media.

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Protestors demand Medicare for all in Bakersfield, California. Photo by ufcw770 on Flickr.
31 Mar 2017

Medicare For All Must Be Part Of Health Care Reform Conversation

You can bring critical perspectives on health care to the public with a $13 donation toward our $3,000 fundraising goal.

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File: The silhouettes of activists holding signs seen in shadow on pavement. (Modified from Flickr / Vikalpa)
01 Mar 2017

Making The Best Of A Trump Situation

Journalists struggle in a rapidly deteriorating media economy that is focused narrowly on Washington, D.C., and overlooks news in other parts of the country

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Image adapted from "Shadows" by kdigga on Flickr
28 Feb 2017

Statement On Oz Katerji’s Request To Be Given A Platform After ‘No-Platforming’ Rania Khalek

For the past days, those who follow my journalism may have noticed exchanges between Oz Katerji, a freelance writer and journalist, and me. I confronted and berated Katerji for attacking a colleague, Rania Khalek, and playing a role in getting her speaking event at the University of North Carolina canceled.

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White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer. Still image from White House livestream.
24 Feb 2017

Let Trump Ban Establishment Media And Strike Deadly Blow Against Access Journalism

The real grist for stories will continue to come from sources in the Trump administration, who make disclosures to the press.

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"Flag Of Jihad" By Unknown - Unknown, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=1189517
05 Jan 2017

United States Re-Packaged Al Qaeda As ‘Khorasan Group’ To Sell Attack

United States officials misled the public about a Syrian terrorist group, the Khorasan Group, in the run up to air strikes in the country in 2014.

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Image adapted from "Shadows" by kdigga on Flickr
11 Dec 2016

Statement On B.S. Detector’s Apology To Shadowproof And Other Independent News Sites

Shadowproof appreciates the apology from the creator of “B.S. Detector,” a browser extension for flagging “fake news” that wrongly included Shadowproof.com

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