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Under New Rules, Zuckerberg Will Be Our Top Propaganda Cop

By Steven Rosenfeld/Independent Media Institute Will Facebook’s new political advertising rules tame extremists in American campaigns and elections, accomplishing something that neither Congress, federal regulators nor the judiciary have done? Facebook’s new rules may be intended to take itself out of the crossfire sparked by Russian interference in the 2016 election via propaganda on its […]

April 23, 2018

An Election Report That’s Actually Useful?

Jan. 22 (Bloomberg) — In “stuff that matters” news, the Bauer-Ginsberg Commission on election administration issued its report today. Well, it’s not clear that the commission is actually important, but the topic certainly is. U.S. elections are poorly run, and getting worse. Election law expert Rick Hasen discusses the report here. The good news? The […]

January 22, 2014