US govt pauses disinformation board plans

By Nomaan Merchant and Amanda Seitz
Updated May 18 2022 - 5:21pm, first published 5:18pm
A US government disinformation governance board has sparked questions about effects on free speech.

The US Department of Homeland Security has paused its new disinformation governance board and its director will resign after weeks of criticism from Republicans and questions about whether the board would impinge on free speech rights.

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