Alex Jones on trial: Jury finds Infowars founder should pay $45.2 million in punitive damages to Sandy Hook parents

Alex Jones on trial: Jury finds Infowars founder should pay .2 million in punitive damages to Sandy Hook parents

Plaintiff’s Neil Heslin and Scarlett Lewis were awarded a total of just under $50 million in both compensatory and punitive damages. Of the total $49.3 million, the $45.2 million in punitive damages may be reduced due to the Texas statute. “Care and concern is so important and we saw what happens when there is a … Read more

Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter. Here’s what we know

Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter.  Here’s what we know

In 10 days, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has gone from popular Twitter contributor and critic to the company’s largest individual shareholder to a would-be owner of the social platform — a whirlwind of activity that could change the service dramatically given the sometimes whimsical billionaire’s self- identification as a free-speech absolutist. Twitter revealed in a … Read more

Elon Musk terminates deal to buy Twitter, and Twitter’s chairman promises a legal fight

Elon Musk terminates deal to buy Twitter, and Twitter’s chairman promises a legal fight

Elon Musk is backing out of his agreement to buy Twitter Inc., and Twitter’s chairman has already promised a legal fight. In a letter sent to Twitter’s TWTR, +0.05% chief legal officer on Friday, the Tesla Inc. TSLA, +2.27% and SpaceX chief executive claimed that he was ending the agreement because Twitter would not share … Read more

Washington Post editor scolds reporters after ‘sexist’ tweet ignites Twitter brawl

Washington Post editor scolds reporters after ‘sexist’ tweet ignites Twitter brawl

The Jeff Bezos-owned Washington Post is fighting off its own insurrection after a female journalist’s accusations of sexism sparked an online Twitter brawl involving two of her male colleagues — one of whom was suspended on Monday. The paper’s executive editor, Sally Buzbee, fired off a memo over the weekend demanding reporters “treat each other … Read more

Tesla’s Elon Musk Wants a Major Twitter Change (Jack Dorsey Doesn’t)

Tesla’s Elon Musk Wants a Major Twitter Change (Jack Dorsey Doesn’t)

Elon Musk is a habitual tweeter. TheTesla (TSLA) – Get Tesla Inc. Report Chief Executive tweets at all hours, during the work day and late at night. The billionaire’s wide ranging thought process on Twitter (TWTR) – Get Twitter Inc. Report frequently jumps from his own pet projects to law enforcement to social media. His … Read more