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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

LTE: On free speech and censorship

LTE: On free speech and censorship

April 21, 2022

Jackson Griffith recently addressed Elon Musk’s evolving role in Twitter, following Musk’s acquisition of 9.2% of its shares. He rightly stated, “Musk has been critical of Twitter’s moderation...

Nevo: Banning Trump does little to address the root of social media extremism

January 14, 2021

Following the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol last week, many politicians, companies and institutions, some of whom were previously indifferent or even supportive of Trump’s efforts to overturn the...

Tekriwal: The Information War We Need To Be Fighting

Tekriwal: The Information War We Need To Be Fighting

May 14, 2020

I’m a supporter of women leaders. But the trope of how the countries with the best COVID-19 response are women-led is a tired one. This feeble correlation overlooks many key elements in the formula...

Letter from the Editor: Reflecting on discourse, censorship after a quarter as Opinion Editor

May 30, 2018

Last Spring Quarter, I wrote a column arguing that hate speech should not be free speech. I received a litany of nasty emails and comments calling me a fascist and saying that I didn’t deserve free speech...

Vargas: Online harassment is a form of censorship, inhibits public conversation

Vargas: Online harassment is a form of censorship, inhibits public conversation

May 17, 2016

As someone who loves social media and is constantly on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook, I’ve come across my fair share of online trolls.The threat of online harassment has often stopped me from posting...

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