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Freedom of the Press

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  • General Motors orders dealers to stop selling Chevrolet Cruzes

    General Motors has told dealers in the U.S. and Canada to stop selling 2013 and 2014 Chevrolet Cruzes because of a potential defect in air bags made by beleaguered supplier Takata. A stop-sale order is not a recall, but it could have an immediate...
  • Jay Ambrose: Be inhibited, timid and shut up, Americans

    Libel a falsity that smears a reputation can be dreadful, and you ought to be able to sue and maybe win money if untrue, harmful things are being publicized about you. But watch out in public debates, because, if people are then allowed to sue too easily,...
  • Britain's phone-hacking trial ends with just one conviction

    A jury failed to reach a verdict Wednesday on the remaining counts against two defendants in Britain’s phone-hacking trial, bringing to a close one of the longest court proceedings in British history in a case that lifted the lid on the sometimes...
  • Tribune's Skiba wins National Press Club honor

    Katherine Skiba of the Chicago Tribune has been honored by the National Press Club for her reporting from Washington, according to an announcement today by the organization. Contest judges gave three awards to The Wall Street Journal and two each to...
  • Sideline Chatter: That old college try

    What's next, BCS bobbleheads? The Class A Lake County (Ohio) Captains will stage Mark Emmert Fan Appreciation Night in honor of the beleaguered NCAA honcho on July 2, featuring: Fans being allowed to move to a different seat after a one-inning waiting...
  • Tigers' Ian Kinsler stars in homecoming vs. old team

    ARLINGTON, Texas Ian Kinsler homered in his first at-bat back in his former home venue, but that was all the Detroit Tigers had for six innings. The score was tied entering the seventh inning tonight at Globe Life Park. Then J.D. Martinez, the Tigers'...
  • Volunteer Baltimore County officer to remain suspended after video incident

    Volunteer Baltimore County officer to remain suspended after video incident
    A volunteer Baltimore County police officer who was videotaped in February telling a citizen he had "lost" his right to free speech will remain with the program but cannot return to patrol duties, Police Chief Jim Johnson said Friday. The video of the...
  • Jailed Iranian Director Mahnaz Mohammadi Sparks Mounting International Outrage

    Concern is mounting in the international film community over Iranian director, actress and women's rights activist Mahnaz Mohammadi who on June 7th reportedly began serving a five year sentence in Iran's Evin Prison, on the outskirts of Tehran, on charges...
  • With new rules, China tightens screws on press freedom

    With new rules, China tightens screws on press freedom
    For the past few months, freelance investigative journalist Ji Xuguang has been researching a story on the Chinese government’s program of demolishing people’s homes to make way for development projects. He planned to pitch it to one of his...
  • Should 'Redskins' lose trademark protection?

    Two things strike me as clear from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's decision to revoke the trademark registration of the Washington Redskins on the ground that the name is disparaging to Native Americans. The first is that the term is blatantly...
  • It's time to declutter California's messy Constitution

    It's time to declutter California's messy Constitution
    Quick. Can you name an amendment in California's Constitution? Probably not, but if you vote regularly, you've weighed in on a lot of them. Like other state officials, I have sworn an oath "to protect and defend both the Constitution of the United...