City of Madison

Forensic analysis of slur used in city council Zoom meeting yields inconclusive results

Zoom did not provide enough data to conclusively deteremine speaker, forensic IT analyst says

Column

Biden must address how “fake news” claims and media distrust continue to fuel Trump supporters

Effect of Donald Trump’s "fake news" campaign is the biggest hurdle to national unity

Column

Social media Trump ban protects public safety, does not violate First Amendment

Unregulated speech of politicians and affiliated groups poses danger, risk to public safety

Column

Social media monopoly on news consumption calls for increased government regulation for accuracy

With majority of young Americans looking to social media for news, information must be authenticated

UW-Madison Campus

Ex-Westboro Baptist member tells why she left church

Megan Phelps-Roper found kindness and acceptance on Twitter despite Westboro's radical views

Column

Staying informed is important — but not always financially feasible

Though news organizations need financial stability of subscriptions, we must recognize inequalities in awareness created by financial barriers

Column

On media violence and the truths we don’t tell

A reflection on broken stories and how we can fix them

Herald

John Cornyn’s tweet: A reminder of the danger behind editing history to fit a political agenda

Cornyn lacked context, historical accuracy in quoting Mussolini to criticize democratic socialists

Column

First Amendment does not unconditionally protect blocked Twitter users

Brief analysis of court cases reveal the complicated history of First Amendment protection on the public forum

Column

Political integrity is vital to democracy — discourse on Twitter must not be an exception

Politics on Twitter has its pitfalls, but now more than ever, constituents have the power to hold their leaders accountable

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