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Freedom of the Press

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  • Supreme Court to consider challenge to law barring campaign falsehoods

    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court next week will consider for the first time whether states may enforce laws that make it a crime to knowingly publish false statements about political candidates. The justices will hear an antiabortion group's free-...
  • 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...
  • GM wants bankruptcy judge to limit recall liability

    WASHINGTON General Motors Co. wants to delay a federal judge in San Francisco from ruling on a class-action case until a bankruptcy judge in New York decides whether the company is shielded from all product liability claims tied to crashes or defects...
  • No pension cuts in�deal reached with Detroit fire, police retirees

    DETROIT A major association representing Detroit's police and fire retirees has agreed to support a deal with the City of Detroit in which uniformed pensioners would not receive cuts to their monthly pension checks. The deal revealed Tuesday afternoon by...
  • 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,"...
  • Everything you always wanted to know about Easter hams

    Easter is prime time for ham and every year questions crop up about it. So here are some answers to the questions I frequently hear this time of year: Q: Should I buy a whole or a half ham? How much ham will I need per person? A: A whole ham...
  • Dumars out as Pistons president of basketball operations, will become adviser

    DETROIT The Detroit Pistons have decided not to renew president of basketball operations Joe Dumars' contract, the Free Press has learned. A person with firsthand knowledge of the situation confirmed the news during the Pistons home finale Sunday a...
  • Red Wings set to face Bruins in playoffs

    Boston Bruins it is. The Bruins emerged as the first-round opponent of the Detroit Red Wings Saturday night, after Columbus won at Florida. Here's a debriefing on the Bruins, who claimed the Presidents' Trophy on Saturday afternoon after topping...