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Freedom of the Press

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  • Rupert Murdoch may not take no for an answer from Time Warner

    Rupert Murdoch wants one more jewel for his crown. The 83-year-old media mogul's audacious $80-billion bid to acquire Time Warner was rejected, but people close to Murdoch say that he hasn't given up. Time Warner's stock soared 17% on Wednesday amid...
  • Texas veterans group wins ruling on Confederate flag license plates

    AUSTIN, Texas A Southern heritage group defeated Texas on Monday, celebrating a court decision expected to force Texas to issue license plates adorned with the Confederate battle flag. A federal appeals panel ruled 2-1 that the Department of Motor...
  • GM, Delphi in Washington hot seat again Thursday

    DETROIT General Motors' top lawyer and the chief executive of the supplier that made the faulty ignition switch will absorb some of the political fire previously directed at GM chief executive Mary Barra when a Senate subcommittee reopens hearings...
  • 21st Century Fox - Time Warner deal would face intense D.C. scrutiny

    A potential combination of entertainment giants 21st Century Fox and Time Warner would likely draw intense scrutiny from the Federal Communications Commission, Justice Department, Capitol Hill and consumer groups already concerned about media...
  • Massachusetts lawmakers take up bill on abortion clinic buffer zones

    Massachusetts lawmakers take up bill on abortion clinic buffer zones
    BOSTON - Massachusetts lawmakers took up consideration on Wednesday of a bill to limit protests around abortion clinics after the U.S. Supreme Court last month struck down an earlier law that kept demonstrators at least 35 feet (9 meters) from clinic...
  • Pacers, Rodney Stuckey come to terms on one-year deal

    Rodney Stuckey's seven-year run with the Detroit Pistons is over. The free agent shooting guard agreed to a one-year deal with the Pacers late Wednesday, a source with firsthand knowledge of the situation told the Free Press. The source requested...
  • TV talk missing 1980 Cuban context for Texas border crisis

    TV talk missing 1980 Cuban context for Texas border crisis
    I can't believe how much talk about the Texas border crisis I've heard on cable news the last two weeks without any mention of the Mariel boatlift of 1980. This is textbook for what I mean about TV news -- from the network and cable level on down --...
  • Pistons brass feels it found bargain in Augustin

    D.J. Augustin was a thrice-failed player. A 2008 lottery pick for the Charlotte Bobcats, the franchise thought so little of him it withdrew a qualifying offer in the 2012 offseason that made him an unrestricted free agent. He signed with the Indiana...
  • Rekha Basu: You can't escape the Kochs

    You can't escape the Koch brothers. They're everywhere. Underwriting efforts to eliminate Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid. Trying to get rid of aid to education, the Environmental Protection Agency and minimum-wage laws. They're the brunt of late-...
  • Granato to join Red Wings coaching staff

    The Sports Xchange Granato to join Red Wings coaching staff Tony Granato will join Mike Babcock's staff as an assistant coach with the Detroit Red Wings, according to reports Monday. Granato joined the Pittsburgh Penguins as an assistant coach in...
  • Sound the alarm

    As journalists, we are understandably obsessive about the First Amendment. The rights it protects are the lifeblood of our industry and enable media outlets like the Daily Press to operate independently of government suppression or intervention. In...