Free Speech & Social Media
February 24, 2021
Last Friday when the Jefferson County mask mandate was made public, the Ledger was asked by several entities to get the news out in as many outlets as possible. In addition to adding the article as “Breaking News” on our website, I shared the article to many of our local Facebook classified sites dealing with Whitehall and surrounding areas. And, unfortunately, that is when all heck broke loose.
Not only was the article shared dozens of times, but dozens of comments were made. Many were simply expressing opinion of the mandate, either for or against it. However, many of the comments wer...