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Zhu at a Turning Point USA event. TPUSA is a conservative advocacy group that has gained significant momentum in the Trump era.

A Michigan pageant winner was stripped of her title over social media posts about hijabs and black murder rates

University of Michigan student Kathy Zhu said a Miss World America official called out tweets about Muslim hijabs and African-American murder rates.

A US appeals court has upheld a ruling that bars Trump from blocking people on Twitter because it’s discriminatory and unconstitutional

A US Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that free speech under the First Amendment doesn't allow Trump to block users from open online discourse.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks at an April press conference in Queens, New York.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blocked a conservative news outlet on Twitter, and legal experts say that could be unconstitutional

"When you use a social media account in a way that makes it like a virtual town, you can't kick people out of that town hall," one expert told INSIDER.

The White House created an online tool for Facebook and Twitter users to report examples of political bias and censorship

The Trump administration is collecting screenshots and links to the tweets and posts social-media giants take down over violations of their user agreements.

President Trump has personally blocked his critics on Twitter and a federal appeals court is deciding if that violates the First Amendment

A federal appeals court in New York City is mulling over whether President Trump violates the First Amendment when he blocks his critics on Twitter.
U.S. President Trump displays executive order linking "free speech" efforts at public universities to federal grants at the White House in Washington

Trump’s executive order defending free speech on college campus is spare on details, and the ceremonial signing felt like a partisan photo op

It's hard to view yesterday's signing as a universal defense of free speech, regardless of ideology.
President Donald Trump greets Charlie Kirk before participating in a forum called Generation Next at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, DC, in March 2018.

Donald Trump takes cue from young conservative firebrand Charlie Kirk, signs an executive order for free speech on college campuses

"This is very much a part of what Turning Point has been working on," a spokesman for the conservative group told INSIDER.
President Donald Trump spars with CNN's Jim Acosta at a press conference.

The White House is restoring Jim Acosta’s press pass days after a judge ordered it to do so — and CNN is dropping its lawsuit

CNN announced on Monday that the White House is reinstating reporter Jim Acosta's press pass — three days after a federal judge ordered just that.
The top of The Onion's homepage is currently nothing but stories mocking Facebook.

The Onion is on a crusade against Mark Zuckerberg because it says Facebook is choking its traffic

The satirical news site is ruthlessly roasting the Facebook CEO, and nothing is sacred — not even his baby daughter.