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Freedom of the Press

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  • At PEN gala, Charlie Hebdo editor calls for free expression and debate

    At PEN gala, Charlie Hebdo editor calls for free expression and debate
    If the PEN American Center’s mission is to promote free expression and lively discourse, the literary group accomplished that with its decision to honor the French magazine Charlie Hebdo at its annual Literary Gala on Tuesday night.
  • Chan Lowe: Ferguson, Missouri

    Chan Lowe: Ferguson, Missouri
    If you were traveling in Austria today, you might have seen the story about the ongoing conflict in Ferguson, Missouri plastered across every one of that country’s front pages. ¬† Why would a remote Central European country care so much about a...

    Assembly urges Washington Redskins to ditch 'degrading' name

    Assembly urges Washington Redskins to ditch 'degrading' name
    Add one more to the growing list of those who want the Washington Redskins football team to adopt a new name: the California Assembly. The Assembly approved a resolution Wednesday urging the National Football League to pressure the team's owner,...

    Dred Scott Decision Still Resonates Today

    News out of Ferguson, Mo., has been devastating. After unarmed teenager Michael Brown was killed by a police officer, local police responded to the community's demonstration of outrage with unprecedented force, using military-style weaponry to...

    Notes and notables

    A deeper connection Newport News Shipbuilding is the largest industrial employer in Virginia and the economic engine that drives Hampton Roads, but there is something unique and special about the work done there that goes well beyond numbers. It is...