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Freedom of the Press

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Top Freedom of the Press Articles

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  • The Arab crisis: The tragedy of the Arabs

    A civilisation that used to lead the world is in ruins--and only the locals can rebuild it A THOUSAND years ago, the great cities of Baghdad, Damascus and Cairo took turns to race ahead of the Western world. Islam and innovation were twins. The...
  • FCC sets clock for Comcast's Time Warner Cable and Charter deals

    FCC sets clock for Comcast's Time Warner Cable and Charter deals
    The Federal Communications Commission has released its schedule for the public and the media industry to weigh in on Comcast's proposed purchase of Time Warner Cable and its complex deal to trade some cable systems with Charter Communications....
  • Ukrainian troops repel militant attack on Donetsk airport, reports say

    Fighting broke out again late Thursday between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russia rebels around the international airport in Donetsk, Russian and Ukrainian media reported. Since losing several strongholds to resurgent government forces last week,...
  • Elvis Mitchell Replaces David Ansen as Film Independent Curator

    David Ansen has stepped down as artistic director of the Los Angeles Film Festival and Elvis Mitchell will assume his role in the newly created post of Film Independent Curator. Mitchell will be responsible for programming the festival, which recently...
  • Detroit Institute of Arts collection worth billions, report says

    The permanent collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts could be worth as much as $4.6 billion, according to a new report that also said the museum would see only a fraction of that amount if the city proceeded with its controversial plan to liquidate...
  • Boy found in basement was abused by father, stepmom, petition says

    The 12-year-old Detroit boy, Charlie Bothuell V, who was reported missing and then discovered hidden in his family's basement was beaten with a PVC pipe so severely by his father that he was covered in scars and too sore to sit, according to a petition...
  • Trayvon Martin: Rachel Jeantel on 'This Week'

    Trayvon Martin: Rachel Jeantel on 'This Week'
    Rachel Jeantel, Trayvon Martin's friend, will be featured on ABC's "This Week" on Sunday. In a preview, ABC News said, "In our 'Sunday Spotlight,' one year after George Zimmerman was found not guilty in the murder of Trayvon Martin, ABC News' Matt...
  • U.S. needs to press Egypt -- on freedom of the press and other rights

    On Sunday, after a meeting in Cairo with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Sisi, Secretary of State John F. Kerry suggested that Sisi should be given time to respond to U.S. complaints about human rights violations. After all, Kerry noted, Sisi had been...
  • AT&T, DirecTV To Pitch Capitol Hill on Benefits of Merger

    AT&T chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson, in scheduled appearances on Capitol Hill on Tuesday with DirecTV chairman and CEO Michael D. White, plans to tell lawmakers that their proposed $49 billion merger may lead to lower prices for consumers across...
  • Hong Kong and China: A showdown looms

    Hong Kong and China: A showdown looms
    China's most prosperous city is becoming dangerously polarised FOR years after the return of Hong Kong to Chinese sovereignty in 1997, China's leaders surprised the world by adhering scrupulously to Hong Kong's unusual political set-up of "one country,...
  • 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...