February 1, 2021
The Never Trumpers at the Lincoln Project are scrambling to put out fires after one of their married founders was caught sending sexually explicit messages to young men.
Earlier today news broke that 21 men had accused Lincoln Project co-founder John Weaver of online harassment, according to a report by The New York Times.
The youngest victim the New York Times spoke to was just 14 years old when John Weaver started messaging and grooming him.
Susan Wojcicki, former advertising executive-turned-YouTube CEO, announced on March 13 that the world’s foremost online video-sharing platform will have a new feature called “information cues” on controversial videos that contradict information approved and distributed by government sources and mass media.
YouTube will introduce a new tool to combat online conspiracy theories in the coming weeks, the latest effort from Google’s video site to halt the spread of misinformation.
Videos propagating conspiracy theories about events, like the moon landing, will now be accompanied by text from Wikipedia providing facts that counter the theory,
“Our goal is to start with a list of conspiracies around the internet where there’s a lot of active discussion,” Wojcicki declared at the South by Southwest conference in Austin, Texas.
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Are there Limits to Inquiry?
Should faculty be restrained from or even punished for investigating complex and controversial events of enormous political significance?
Jim Fetzer and Stephen Francis are very pleased to present:
Academic Freedom Conference (Taped Saturday, 27-28 August 2016)
AFC II: Introduction: James H. Fetzer
WHY DOES IT MATTER?
AFC II: Session 1: Francis A. Boyle, Ph.D.,
noted Professor of International Law at the University of Illinois College
of Law, earned his A.B. in Political Science from Chicago, J.D. from
Harvard Law School and his A.M. and Ph.D. in Political Science
also from Harvard University.
Continue reading ACADEMIC FREEDOM CONFERENCE II Video Proceedings