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Freedom of the Press

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  • Foundations pledge $330 million to prevent sale of Detroit museum art

    In an attempt to save the Detroit Institute of Arts from being crippled or destroyed by its city's epic bankruptcy, nine local and national charitable foundations have pledged $330 million to spare the museum from having artworks sold to help prop up...
  • Federal appeals court strikes down rules protecting net neutrality

    The federal appeals court in Washington on Tuesday struck down important segments of the Federal Communications Commission's Open Internet Order, which had kept service providers from blocking or slowing down users' Internet connections to certain...
  • Net neutrality ruling has implications for telecoms, Hollywood

    A federal appeals court has tossed the Federal Communications Commission's open access rules, which require Internet providers to treat all Web traffic equally.  Without the so-called net neutrality rules, Internet providers will be able to charge...
  • Gentle protester wants court to end abortion clinic buffer zones: No!

    On Wednesday, the Supreme Court is due to hear arguments on the constitutionality of a Massachusetts law that requires antiabortion protesters to stay 35 feet from abortion clinic entrances. If any group in America is going to be tormented by this...
  • Edward Snowden to Join Freedom of the Press Board of Directors

    The Freedom of the Press board of directors is set to bring on NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden as its newest member. The addition will come into effect next month, the org announced. "I am proud and honored to welcome Edward Snowden to Freedom of the...
  • Supreme Court hints it could reject abortion clinic buffer zones

    WASHINGTON — Supreme Court justices signaled Wednesday they are inclined to strike down a Massachusetts law that sets a 35-foot buffer zone outside abortion clinics. Anti-abortion activists called the law a violation of free speech that...
  • Supreme Court signals opposition to abortion clinic buffer zone

    Supreme Court signals opposition to abortion clinic buffer zone
    WASHINGTON — In a case pitting free speech against abortion rights, Supreme Court justices signaled Wednesday they were inclined to strike down a Massachusetts law that sets a 35-foot buffer zone to prevent protesters from approaching clinics that...
  • Putin to gays going to Sochi Olympics: 'Leave children in peace'

    Putin to gays going to Sochi Olympics: 'Leave children in peace'
    Speaking at a mountain site for the 2014 Sochi Olympics, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that gays should feel comfortable attending the Winter Games but warned them to "leave children in peace." Putin delivered his message during a visit with...
  • 9th Circuit to bloggers: You're all journalists now, kinda sorta

    9th Circuit to bloggers: You're all journalists now, kinda sorta
    Citizen journalists on the West Coast may not want to consider Crystal Cox a member of their grass-roots club, but she has done them a considerable favor. Cox, who describes herself as an "investigative blogger," ran into legal trouble after...
  • Lawsuit targets website that posts mug shots

    Lawsuit targets website that posts mug shots
    In 2010, Zim Rogers was waiting to hear from his bosses about whether he would be promoted. Rogers, who works in global securities, said that instead of getting a better job, he was fired after a cursory Google search turned up an 11-year-old mug shot...
  • Al Jazeera Expands Global Footprint With Turkish Digital Operation

    Al Jazeera is expanding its global footprint, bringing its brand to Turkey and the world's 140 million Turkish speakers with Al Jazeera Turk, which will launch as a digital operation with plans for a TV channel to follow roughly a year from now. Al...