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Freedom of the Press

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  • Kanye West in human-rights spotlight after private Kazakhstan gig

    Kanye West in human-rights spotlight after private Kazakhstan gig
    Kanye West headlined a very intimate gig Saturday night: playing the wedding singer at a reception for the grandson of Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev. Dude reportedly picked up $3 million or so for the night, TMZ said, and according to the...
  • Five places Kanye West could have performed other than Kazakhstan

    Five places Kanye West could have performed other than Kazakhstan
    Kanye West at the center of controversy? We're shocked. The hit maker, who recently joked of his “polarizing” infamy, has now taken it global and drawn the ire of the Human Rights Foundation for his performance at the wedding of the grandson...
  • The on-campus effect of off-campus threats

    The on-campus effect of off-campus threats
    Before the advent of the Internet, it made sense for schools to discipline students only for what they said and did when they were on school property. But it's now possible for a student to disrupt the learning environment by pecking out threats on his...
  • Commentary: Councilman fails to justify need for charter

    Re: "Bell-Costa Mesa comparison is irresponsible," (Aug. 19): Mayor Pro Tem Steve Mensinger's unprovoked comment about community organizer Saul Alinsky seems to be an attempt to distract the reader from the fact that he did not directly address the...
  • Google stepped up encryption amid reports of NSA surveillance

    Google stepped up encryption amid reports of NSA surveillance
    Amid reports this summer of the National Security Agency’s accessing troves of private communications, technology companies have sought to distance themselves from allegations of cooperation with government authorities, while reassuring users that...
  • Hopkins reverses order to remove blog post about NSA

    Hopkins reverses order to remove blog post about NSA
    The Johns Hopkins University ordered a cryptography professor to remove from its servers a blog post critical of the federal government for circumventing the encryption that protects sensitive material on the web — only to reverse course after a...
  • Detroit convict's bloody escape ends with pile of new charges

    Detroit convict's bloody escape ends with pile of new charges
    Abraham Pearson made it out of jail, but he never made it out of Detroit. Pearson, 25, who was awaiting sentencing for carjacking, robbery and weapons convictions, is facing a new stack of felony charges after his jail escape spurred a 14-hour search...
  • Philippine troops surround Muslim rebels holding 200 hostage

    Philippine government troops Wednesday reportedly "contained" hundreds of Muslim rebels who have held nearly 200 hostages and key areas of the southern port city of Zamboanga for three days, the state-run Philippines News Agency reported. But the...
  • American exceptionalism: We think we're special. Is that so wrong?

    American exceptionalism: We think we're special. Is that so wrong?
    President Obama, Tuesday night in the East Room: "Terrible things happen across the globe, and it is beyond our means to right every wrong. But when, with modest effort and risk, we can stop children from being gassed to death, and thereby make our own...
  • Senate committee approves reporters' shield law

    Senate committee approves reporters' shield law
    WASHINGTON — Journalists and bloggers who report news to the public will be protected from being forced to testify about their work under a media shield bill passed by a Senate committee Thursday. But the new legal protections will not extend to...
  • 'Ingredients of a great story'

    'Ingredients of a great story'
    The Newseum Support Center does business in low-profile fashion inside a one-story structure in a knot of warehouses in North Laurel. But don’t dismiss its lack of curb appeal. Within its walls is a rich and vibrant stash of artifacts that,...