Posted on · Episode: 1983 Inventing the newspaper in seventeenth-century England. Today, our guest, historian Cathy Patterson reports on the invention of the newspaper.
Posted on · Experts share their thoughts on this issue and if it’s more complex than most realize.
Posted on · The city council will consider Tuesday night whether to create a new committee charged with reviewing the appropriateness of library materials, even though such a group already exists. The proposed ordinance could potentially make League City susceptible to First Amendment legal challenges, according to the American Civil Liberties Union of Texas.
Posted on · The law, passed last year as House Bill 20, was recently stayed by the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, pending an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Posted on · Banned Books Week brings awareness to challenged and banned books
Posted on · A panel of the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld House Bill 20 in a 2-1 decision on Friday.
Posted on · House Bill 20 was passed after several conservatives -- most notably, former President Donald Trump -- were banned on social media platforms.
Posted on · Lawyers for the social media companies say the law, HB 20, is an infringement on their First Amendment rights.
Posted on · Gov. Greg Abbott called for an investigation into supposed “pornography” in school library catalogues last month in a letter to the Texas Education Agency, honing in on books about the experiences of LGBTQ+ people.
Posted on · House Bill 20, which was set to take effect Dec. 2, would have let Texas users banned by social media platforms sue for reinstatement or have the state attorney general sue on their behalf.
Posted on · Elected republican leaders in the state say they are concerned about censorship, but actions silencing other voices paint a different picture.
Posted on · Net Choice and the Computer and Communications Industry Association say the law violates the constitutional rights of social media platforms themselves.
Posted on · House Bill 20’s primary Senate sponsor argued that social media platforms are the modern equivalent of “common carriers” and should be treated as such in terms of protecting freedom of speech.