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Views of the News Preview: Facebook Oversight Committee Upholds Trump Ban


Facebook's Oversight Committee upheld the social media platform's ban on Former President Donald Trump. Also, a 14-year-old cheerleader’s fight for free speech, new leadership at the Los Angeles Times and remembering Aviva Okeson-Haberman, a promising young journalist.

Oversight Board: "Oversight Board upholds former President Trump's suspension, finds Facebook failed to impose proper penalty"

Elizabeth Dwoskin & Cat Zakrzewski, Washignton Post: "Facebook's Oversight Board upheld the social network's decision to ban former president Trump four months after Capitol riot"

Cecilia Kang, New York Times: "What is the Facebook Oversight Board?"

Brooke Signman, Fox News: "Trump launches new communications platform months after Twitter, Facebook ban"

Cristiano Lima & Nick Niedwiadek, POLITICO: "Why Trump's new blog could lead to more social media takedowns"

Donald Trump: "From the Desk of Donald J. Trump"

Merida to lead LAT

Meg James, Los Angeles Times: “ESPN’s Kevin Merida named L.A. Times executive editor

Richard Prince, Journal-isms: “Cautious optimism after Kevin Merida pick

Kerry Flynn, CNN: “Los Angeles Times names EPSN’s Kevin Merida as its new top editor

Associated Press: “Los Angeles Times names ESPN’s Kevin Merida as new executive editor

Katie Robertson, New York Times: “Los Angeles Times hires its next top editor: Kevin Merida, of ESPN

Joe Lucia, Awful Announcing: “ESPN’s Kevin Merida, editor-in-chief of The Undefeated, is the new executive editor of the LA Times

Paul Farhi & Sarah Ellison, Washington Post: “Kevin Merida is named executive editor of the Los Angeles Times

Student speech case

Justin Driver, Washington Post: “Opinion: Why we should all want the suspended cheerleader to win her Supreme Court case

Josh Gerstein, POLITICO: “Supreme Court grapples with free speech case involving student’s Snapchat outburst

Elura Nanos, Law & Crime: “Things got weird during Supreme Court oral arugments over a cheerleader’s F-bombs on Snapchat

Mark Walsh, Education Week: “How a cheerleader’s Snapchat profanity could shape the limits of students’ free speech

Ian Millhiser, Vox: “The Supreme Court’s ‘cursing cheerleader’ case could reshape students’ First Amendment rights

WaPo’s message to employees

Andrew Beaujon, Washingtonian: “Washington Post employees can’t take a public stance on statehood

Responses on Twitter: Wesley Lowery | Max Tani | Gabe Schneider

Giuliani under investigation

Oliver Darcy, CNN: “Washington Post, New York Times, and NBC news retract reports on Giuliani

Kathianne Boniello, New York Post: “New York Times, WaPo, NBC forced to retract false claims about Giuliani

Blake Montgomery, Daily Beast: “Wapo retracts reporting that Giuliani and OAN got FBI warnings about Russian disinfo

Paul Farhi, Washington Post: “How three major news organizations all got a story about Rudy Giuliani wrong

Remembering Aviva Okeson-Haberman

Dan Margolies, KCUR: “KCUR reporter and beloved colleague Aviva Okeson-Haberman dies at 24

Josh Conway, KSMU: “Springfield High School teachers, classmates remember KCUR reporter Aviva Okeson-Haberman

Frank Morris, NPR: “Remembering KCUR reporter Aviva Okeson-Haberman

Luke Nozicka, Kansas City Star: “Fund for aspiring journalists created in honor of KCUR reporter killed in Kansas City

David Medina & Emma James: “KCMO Mayor Quinton Lucas says community, police trust key to curbing violence"

Penn Medicine News: “Study: Media’s reporting on gun violence doesn’t reflect reality

Staff, APM Research Lab: “APM Survey: Americans’ views on key gun policies part two, knowledge of gun-related deaths

Kyle Pope, Columbia Journalism Review: “It’s time to rethink how journalism covers guns and mass shootings