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Freedom of the Press

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  • London Theater Review: 'Privacy' at the Donmar Warehouse

    Crackerjack comic timing was the last thing anyone expected from an alarming play about 21st-century concerns over data, secrecy and power. But it's all over James Graham's dazzler "Privacy." Josie Rourke's superbly paced Donmar Warehouse production and...
  • The FCC mulling new, less neutral rules for the Net

    The FCC mulling new, less neutral rules for the Net
    Moments after news leaked about a new "Net neutrality" plan from the Federal Communications Commission's chairman, consumer advocates in Washington began proclaiming their distaste. "With this proposal, the FCC is aiding and abetting the largest ISPs in...
  • Hershey v. Hershey: Chocolate company sues state senator over campaign signs

    Hershey v. Hershey: Chocolate company sues state senator over campaign signs
    The Hershey Company is accusing a state senator from Queen Anne's County of using chocolate-colored campaign signs to draw on its sugary "fame and equity" in a bid to drum up votes. In a federal lawsuit filed last week, the Pennsylvania-based...
  • For Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, 'free' is a relative term

    His largest one-man show opened in Berlin in April, two more exhibits recently debuted in Britain, and his art currently occupies center stage at the Brooklyn Museum. Come September, he unveils an installation on Alcatraz. But that's not all Ai Weiwei...
  • Hong Kong activists push election freedom; China warns of limits

    Hong Kong activists push election freedom; China warns of limits
    A blazing sun was melting the Rev. Chu Yiu-ming’s brow as he worked the pavement outside a subway stop in Hong Kong, but the 70-year-old Baptist minister just kept refreshing his grin and pressing fliers into the palms of passersby. “...
  • Egyptian activist, 23 others get 15 years in jail for political dissent

    A criminal court on Wednesday handed down a 15-year jail term for a leading figure in the 2011 uprising against Hosni Mubarak in connection with a protest last year against the military-backed government. It was the first such verdict under new Egyptian...
  • AT&T and DirecTV argue merger will benefit customers in FCC filing

    By teaming up, AT&T and DirecTV will be a strong competitor to cable giant Comcast Corp. and other pay-TV providers, which will benefit consumers, the two companies told the Federal Communications Commission Wednesday. "The combination of AT&T and...
  • Teachers' union rallies for raise

    Teachers' union rallies for raise
    Blaring car horns could be heard throughout the Newport-Mesa Unified School District offices Tuesday evening. Drivers honked in support of the nearly 100 teachers, who stood on the corner of Baker and Bear streets in Costa Mesa to protest what the...
  • Virginia grappling with Internet realities

    I want to link a couple of stories with a common thread: How quickly technology changes things, and how difficult it can be to find the proper, nuanced, response in the law and in practice. Uber and Lyft, the online-based, taxi-like systems, have been...
  • American Themes Dominate New Crop of TV Movies and Miniseries

    A president is assassinated. Unspeakable evil unfolds in the wintry Midwest. An elderly woman makes a reflective trip to her hometown. Society is ravaged by a plague and the government doesn't act. Two Depression-era criminals hunker down for a last,...
  • Barry Trotz near deal to coach Capitals, reports say

    Barry Trotz near deal to coach Capitals, reports say
    Reports Saturday night indicated that the Washington Capitals are close to landing Barry Trotz to be the 17th coach in franchise history. Trotz, 51, the most coveted coaching candidate available, was in Washington on Tuesday to meet with Capitals...