DARE: Can Trump Really Shut Down NBC?

Trump tweets out threat to withdraw broadcast licenses to retaliate against TV networks "fake news" (see PEN America's joint statement here). Senator Ben Sasse accuses the President of reneging… More

DARE: Daily Alert on Rights and Expression

Want to receive this digest in your inbox? To subscribe, simply click here and choose DARE: Daily Alert on Rights and Expression from the list. Hurricane coverage highlights the critical… More

DARE: Daily Alert on Rights and Expression

Trump belatedly condemns violence at Charlottesville but rails against so-called 'fake news' afterwards; DOJ demands IP addresses of visitors to anti-Trump site, debates on hate speech continue but legal… More

DARE: Daily Alert on Rights and Expression

Scaramucci's expletive-ridden tirade reveals deep fissures in the White House. Russia sanctions bill causes diplomatic rift, but Trump administration doesn't confirm whether the president will sign the bill. Boy… More

DARE: Daily Alert on Rights and Expression

Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort demands the New York Times retract an article alleging he is in debt to pro-Russia interests; Hong Kong book fair feels pressure from… More

DARE: Daily Alert on Rights and Expression

President Trump Twitter-condemns CNN (and New York Times, Washington Post, ABC, NBC, and CBS) as entirely fake news. Sarah Palin files a defamation suit saying the New York Times… More

Mehdi and Hossein Rajabian | Status: Conditional Release | Iran

Iranian musician Mehdi Rajabian and his brother, writer and filmmaker Hossein Rajabian, are currently serving three-year prison sentences on charges of “insulting Islamic sanctities,” “propaganda against the state,” and… More