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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.

ABC’s decision to fire Roseanne for her racist tweets is admirable. We can’t reward vitriolic racism with fame and stardom.

Opinion: ABC's decision to fire Roseanne Barr in the wake of her racist tweet was admirable. Its choice does not violate her right to free speech. We should not reward vitriolic racism with fame and stardom.
Juniper Downs (center), head of global policy at YouTube and Nich Pickles (right), senior public policy at UK Twitter during a panel discussion at Stanford Law School

Facebook, YouTube and Twitter execs showed up at Stanford Law School to discuss fake news and hate speech, and their verdict was that people need to s...

Representatives from Facebook, Twitter and Google's YouTube participated in panel discussion at Stanford that focused on free speech on the internet and how it impacts democracy. The top social networks say they're not certain there is a problem.

Fresno State did the right thing by not firing a professor who tweeted awful things about Barbara Bush

Opinion: In the wake of her vile tweets, many conservatives indeed defended Randa Jarrar's right to speak freely — despite claims to the contrary. Fresno launched an investigation into her words, but ultimately decided that they were protected under the First Amendment.