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Freedom of the Press

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  • Ford looks to ride Mustang into New York City

    Fifty years ago, Ford flooded the airwaves, newspapers and magazines with news about a new affordable sports car called Mustang. This week, Ford is driving the iconic pony car to New York, where it will saturate the media world's hub with a series of...
  • Concerned for stability, Saudi Arabia tightens curbs on dissent

    DUBAI/RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia, rattled by regional turmoil that has destabilized the Middle East, is intensifying a crackdown on domestic dissent, raising fears that a more open space for public debate that emerged in recent years is under threat....
  • Factbox: 98th annual Pulitzer Prizes are awarded

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Columbia University announced on Monday the winners of the 98th annual Pulitzer Prizes, among the most prestigious recognitions for achievement in U.S. journalism and the arts. The following are the winners in each category:...
  • Guardian, Washington Post win Pulitzers for U.S. spying coverage

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Guardian US and Washington Post were awarded the most prestigious Pulitzer prize on Monday for coverage of secret surveillance by the U.S. National Security Agency that sparked wide debate over government spying. Reuters won in...
  • Future Uncertain for Exiled Golden Globes Member as HFPA Attempts Rehab

    In Hollywood, a kiss-and-tell autobiography is OK, but a kiss-and-mock book is out of the question. Longtime Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. member and former president Philip Berk has taken a six-month leave of absence from the organization that hands out...
  • Stephen Henderson of Detroit Free Press wins Pulitzer Prize for commentary

    DETROIT The Detroit Free Press won its 10th Pulitzer Prize Monday for the commentary work of Editorial Page Editor Stephen Henderson, whose unflinching examination of Detroit's financial collapse gave readers a sobering look at the past and a hopeful road...
  • Brandeis caves in to the 'No Platform For Our Opponents!' crowd

    Brandeis caves in to the 'No Platform For Our Opponents!' crowd
    There is a growing trend on American college campuses, a trend that augurs badly for free speech and robust debate. I refer to the way various groups of people use expressions of hurt feelings to trump speakers they disagree with. The most recent...
  • On matters of prayer, what happened to 'live and let live'? [Letter]

    On matters of prayer, what happened to 'live and let live'? [Letter]
    Letter writer Brad Schwartz writes that no one is prevented from praying "outside the courthouse" and asks "how is that suppressing [an individual's] right to free speech?" ("Prayer -- even by a citizen -- shouldn't be allowed at Carroll meetings,"...
  • Vietnam frees two more political activists

    (Reuters) - Vietnam has freed two more political dissidents, making it three activists released in the space of a week, as pressure increases on the communist government to stop jailing its critics. Nguyen Tien Trung, a 30-year-old blogger, was freed...
  • U.S. appeals court: Conflict minerals rule violates free speech

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Monday struck down parts of a regulation that forces public companies to disclose if their products contain "conflict minerals" from a war-torn part of Africa, saying it violates free speech rights. The...
  • Pistons turn back Hawks

    ATLANTA Interim Pistons coach John Loyer scoffed at the notion. Greg Monroe said there was a little difference, but not anything to make a huge fuss about. With Josh Smith out with left-knee tendinitis Tuesday night against his former team, the...