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HBO’s ‘Confederate’ Uproar Sparks TV Industry Debate

Should white creators tell black stories? Top creators John Ridley, Glenn Mazzara and more weigh in on the controversial slavery drama from the Game Of Thrones creators, Amazon’s similarly-themed ‘Black America’ and whether it’s “all fair in love and television writing.” read more … Read the referenced story here… HBO’s ‘Confederate’ Uproar Sparks TV Industry Debate

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Free-speech debate swirls as officials block on social media

AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An emerging debate about whether elected officials violate people’s free speech rights by blocking them on social media is spreading across the U.S. as groups sue or warn politicians to stop the practice. The American Civil Liberties Union this week sued Maine Gov. Paul LePage and sent warning letters to Utah’s congressional delegation. It followed recent lawsuits against the governors of Maryland and Kentucky and President Donald Trump. Trump’s frequent and often unorthodox use of … Read the referenced story here: Free-speech…

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