Project Veritas loses jury verdict to Democratic consulting firm

Project Veritas loses jury verdict to Democratic consulting firm

Political activist James O’Keefe, currently CEO of Project Veritas, speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) annual meeting at National Harbor near Washington, U.S., March 1, 2019. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas/File Photo/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 23 (Reuters) – A federal jury has found Project Veritas, a conservative group … Read more

U.S. appeals court rejects big tech’s right regulate online speech

U.S. appeals court rejects big tech’s right regulate online speech

Facebook, Google and Twitter logos are seen in this combination photo from Reuters files. REUTERS/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 16 (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court on Friday upheld a Texas law that bars large social media companies from banning or censoring users based on “viewpoint,” a setback … Read more

New York’s Yeshiva University halts student clubs in dispute over LGBT group

New York’s Yeshiva University halts student clubs in dispute over LGBT group

FILE PHOTO – Pride flags are used to celebrate Pride Month at the Stonewall National Monument at Christopher Park adjacent to The Stonewall Inn, in the Greenwich Village section of New York City, New York, U.S., June 23, 2021. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 16 (Reuters) – Yeshiva … Read more

Gulf states demand Netflix pull content deemed offensive

Gulf states demand Netflix pull content deemed offensive

Signage at the Netflix booth is seen on the convention floor at Comic-Con International in San Diego, California, U.S., July 21, 2022. REUTERS/Bing Guan/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register DUBAI, Sept 6 (Reuters) – Gulf Arab states have demanded that U.S. streaming giant Netflix (NFLX.O) remove content deemed offensive to … Read more

Novaya Gazeta, one of Russia’s last independent media, banned by court

Novaya Gazeta, one of Russia’s last independent media, banned by court

Novaya Gazeta newspaper’s editor-in-chief Dmitry Muratov and deputy editor-in-chief Sergei Sokolov sit in a corridor before a court hearing of a case to revoke the newspaper’s media license in Moscow, Russia, September 5, 2022. REUTERS/Filipp Lebedev Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register This content was produced in Russia, where the law restricts … Read more

Russian ex-journalist Safronov gets 22 years in prison for treason

Russian ex-journalist Safronov gets 22 years in prison for treason

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Journalist denies charges of treason Supporters blast 22-year sentence as “savage punishment” Safronov’s lawyer: the sentence is absurd Sept 5 (Reuters) – A Russian court on Monday sentenced a former journalist to 22 years in prison for treason after prosecutors said he disclosed state secrets, a … Read more

Iran says Rushdie and supporters to blame for attack

Iran says Rushdie and supporters to blame for attack

Don’t accuse Tehran, says foreign ministry spokesman Says novelist ‘crossed red lines’ for Muslims Rushdie stabbed several times on Friday Attack condemned by writers, politicians around the world DUBAI, Aug 15 (Reuters) – Iran’s foreign ministry said on Monday that no one had the right to level accusations against Tehran over Friday’s attack on Salman … Read more

Salman Rushdie still hospitalized as attack suspect pleads not guilty

Salman Rushdie still hospitalized as attack suspect pleads not guilty

Aug 13 (Reuters) – Acclaimed author Salman Rushdie remained hospitalized on Saturday with serious injuries a day after he was repeatedly stabbed at a public appearance in New York state, while police sought to determine the motive behind an attack that drew international condemnation. The accused attacker, 24-year-old Hadi Matar of Fairview, New Jersey, pleaded … Read more

Reactions to the attack on writer Salman Rushdie

Reactions to the attack on writer Salman Rushdie

Aug 12 (Reuters) – Here are reactions to Friday’s attack on novelist Salman Rushdie. read more SUZANNE NOSSEL, CEO OF FREE EXPRESSION ORGANIZATION PEN AMERICA: “We can think of no comparable incident of a public attack on a literary writer on American soil. Just hours before the attack, on Friday morning, Salman had emailed me … Read more

Remains of British journalist found in Amazon, police name new suspect

Remains of British journalist found in Amazon, police name new suspect

SAO PAULO, June 17 (Reuters) – A forensic exam carried out on human remains found in the Amazon rainforest confirmed on Friday that they belonged to British journalist Dom Phillips, Brazil’s federal police said, adding that a search was underway for a man suspected of involvement in his killing. Work is proceeding to determine the … Read more