Tyler Adkisson

Tyler Adkisson

Tyler Adkisson

Science and Health Reporter

Tyler Adkisson is a reporter focused on covering any and all angles in the world of science, health and technology. Prior to working at Scripps News, he was an anchor and reporter for NPR affiliate station KBIA. He got his Bachelor of Journalism from the University of Missouri.

Recent Work
The interface of Telegram's messaging app is seen on a computer screen

Millions Move To Encrypted Messaging Apps Amid Big Tech Crackdown

The Parler app is displayed on a phone

Big Tech Moderation Crackdown Gives Parler, Gab A Surge of Users

A voter fills out paperwork before casting a vote on the first day of early voting for the Georgia senate runoff

Georgia Senate Runoffs Awash With Election Misinformation

A nurse prepares a shot of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine

Social Media Preps for Wave of COVID Vaccine Misinformation

Sens. Mike Lee and Ted Cruz, R-Texas, look at the phone of Sen. John Cornyn

Parler Downloads Surge As Conservatives Jump To 'Free Speech' App

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg attends hearing virtually

Senate Scrutinizes Facebook, Twitter's Handling Of Election Content

President Donald Trump looks at his phone

President Trump To Lose Twitter Protections After Leaving White House

A Qanon believer

QAnon's Leader Has Not Posted Since Election Day

Voters wait outside a polling center on election day in Kenosha, Wisconsin

Social Media Companies Tested With Flood Of False Election Information

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey appears on a screen during a Senate Commerce Committee hearing

Senate's Section 230 Hearing Barely Touched On Section 230

An iPhone displays the Facebook and messenger apps

Facebook to Ban Political Ads Until After Election

Sen. Lindsey Graham, speaks during a Senate Judiciary Committee Executive Business meeting

Senate Republicans Subpoena Facebook, Twitter Over Content Moderation

A woman walks by the Google sign on it's campus in Mountain View, California.

Google Sued By Department of Justice Over Search Engine

President Donald Trump removes his mask to speak at the White House

How Pres. Trump’s Social Media Helps Spread of False COVID Information

President Trump holds a mask while speaking during a news conference

President Trump's Post Downplaying COVID Removed By Facebook

President Donald Trump looks at his smartphone

Pres. Trump's COVID Diagnosis Tweet Is Now His Most Shared, Liked Ever

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies to Congress

Congress Reignites Antitrust Probes Into Big Tech Companies

A logo of a smartphone app TikTok is seen on a user post on a smartphone screen Monday, Sept. 28, 2020, in Tokyo.

Federal Judge Blocks President Trump's TikTok Ban

Man looks at TikTok on his phone.

U.S. Approach To TikTok Could Further Fracture Internet, Experts Say

Trump talks about social media companies

Trump Meets With State AGs About Changing Internet Regulation Law

TikTok app on a smartphone

What The New TikTok Deal Means For Its Data In The U.S.

A smartphone displays the TikTok app on its home screen

TikTok Acquisition Deal Faces Setbacks Over National Security Concerns

TikTok app icon

TikTok And Oracle Reach Deal, But President Trump Can Still Reject It

President Donald Trump looks at his smartphone

President Trump And Joe Biden Want To Revoke A Seminal Internet Law

Apple CEO Tim Cook looks at an iPhone 11 Pro Max

Cheaper Smartphones Have Spurred Huge Sales For Big Tech Companies

A man stands with a QAnon sign outside of a Donald Trump rally

QAnon Popularity Surges During Pandemic As People Stay Home, Go Online

Kamala Harris speaks at an event

The #KHive Is Finding New Inspiration In Kamala Harris' VP Nomination

Oracle HQ

Oracle Is Reportedly In The Running To Acquire TikTok's U.S. Operation

A man opens TikTok on his phone

How Trump's Orders Targeting TikTok, WeChat Could Face Legal Scrutiny

Delivery worker for Amazon Prime loads car with groceries

Big Tech Earnings Surge While U.S. Sees Record-Worst Quarter