May 20, 2022
Taliban orders female Afghan TV presenters to cover their faces while on air

This story, plus Twitter will hide tweets with false information during crises, new research from Pew Research Center on student statehouse reporters and more, all in today’s media headlines. Top Stories May 19, 2022Afghanistan’s female TV presenters must cover their faces, say TalibanSimon Fraser / BBC May 19, 2022Twitter will hide tweets that share false […]

May 19, 2022
DHS pauses controversial Disinformation Governance Board

This story, plus Meta creates new global media partnerships team, Chris Wallace to lead new show on CNN Sunday lineup and more, all in today’s media headlines. Top Stories May 18, 2022New ‘disinformation’ board paused amid free speech questionsNomaan Merchant, Amanda Seitz / The Associated Press May 19, 2022Campbell Brown to oversee new media partnerships […]

May 18, 2022
Twitter board says it will enforce merger agreement with Elon Musk

This story, plus Schumer calls on Fox News to stop amplifying “replacement” theory, a look at a news site’s transition away from paywalls and more, all in today’s media headlines. Top Stories May 18, 2022Twitter board says it will ‘enforce the merger agreement’ despite Elon Musk’s latest moveBrian Stelter / CNN May 17, 2022Schumer calls […]

May 17, 2022
Writers unions strike new three year deal for CBS News staffers

This story, plus Google claims Ottawa’s Online News Act would ‘break’ its search engine, Elon Musk says Twitter deal “cannot move forward” until company proves spam account numbers and more, all in today’s media headlines. Top Stories May 16, 2022Writers unions strike new deal for CBS News staffersJohn Eggerton / Next TV May 16, 2022Google […]

May 16, 2022
Judge rejects Trump allies’ request to dismiss defamation case

This story, plus tech companies ask Supreme Court to block Texas social media law, questions arise after Buffalo shooting video spreads on social media and more, all in today’s media headlines. Top Stories May 14, 2022Judge rejects Trump allies’ bid to dismiss defamation case brought by ex-Dominion executive falsely accused of election-riggingTierney Sneed / CNN […]

May 13, 2022
Elon Musk says deal to buy Twitter is “on hold”

This story, plus U.S. advocacy groups urge social media platforms to fight election disinformation, contention rises over the killing of Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, and more, all in today’s media headlines. Top Stories May 13, 2022Elon Musk says Twitter deal “temporarily on hold”Dan Primack, Sara Fischer / Axios May 12, 2022U.S. groups urge social […]

May 12, 2022
Slate hires former HuffPost editor as new editor-in-chief

This story, plus Meta withdraws request for Oversight Board guidance on Ukraine conflict content policy, Texas court reinstates law prohibiting social media companies from banning users due to their viewpoints and more, all in today’s media headlines. Top Stories May 11, 2022Slate taps Hillary Frey as new editor-in-chiefSara Fischer / Axios May 11, 2022Meta withdraws […]

May 11, 2022
Google signs deal to pay 300+ news publishers in Europe

This story, plus OAN segment states there was no widespread election fraud, Elon Musk says he would reverse Trump’s Twitter ban and more, all in today’s media headlines. Top Stories May 11, 2022EXCLUSIVE Google paying more than 300 EU publishers for news, more to comeFoo Yun Chee / Reuters May 10, 2022OAN walks back voter […]

May 10, 2022
18 news outlets ask court to release filings in Meadows lawsuit against Jan. 6 committee

This story, plus Meta is considering reducing the money it gives news organizations, a look at this year’s Pulitzer Prize winners and more, all in today’s media headlines. Top Stories May 9, 202218 news outlets ask court to release filings in Meadows lawsuit against Jan. 6 committeeOlafimihan Oshin / The Hill May 9, 2022Meta rethinks […]

May 9, 2022
U.S. targets Russian media outlets in new sanctions

This story, plus the owner of the Bangor Daily News in Maine will recognize employees’ new union, a federal judge dismisses a lawsuit from former President Trump seeking to lift his ban from Twitter and more, all in today’s media headlines. Top Stories May 8, 2022U.S. targets Russian TV stations in new sanctionsIvana Saric / […]

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