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Freedom of the Press

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  • July 21, 2013

    July 21, 2013
    HONORABLE MENTIONS I remember the good old days when they would only put old stoners on the cover. -- Michael F. Tierney, New Britain The publishers are off their rockers! -- Shelly Oster, Orem, Utah Son, let's go find a manager. And then I'll...
  • Mystery blogger exposing threats to fair election in Zimbabwe

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Amid fears that Zimbabwe is headed for another disputed election, the observer to whom almost every Zimbabwean is turning for guidance is an anonymous "concerned father" and alleged renegade member of President Robert Mugabe'...
  • Finding balance in the troubling case of Bradley Manning

    Finding balance in the troubling case of Bradley Manning
    There was no question that Pfc. Bradley Manning broke the law when he released hundreds of thousands of classified documents to Wikileaks. He admitted as much in pleading guilty to a number of the lesser charges against him, and his motivations —...
  • The in-house bully

    The in-house bully
    Jeanne Safer didn't need a study to tell her that sibling aggression can cause a child as much distress as being bullied by a peer. Safer, a psychoanalyst and author of "Cain's Legacy: Liberating Siblings from a Lifetime of Rage, Shame, Secrecy and...
  • Blog comments lead to terror probe against Chinese rock singer

    Blog comments lead to terror probe against Chinese rock singer
    BEIJING –- A prominent Chinese rock singer’s acerbic taunts about bombing government offices following a real airport bombing in Beijing this month have led police to detain her on terrorism charges, although she could be free within 10 days....
  • Paul T. Walker Sr., lawyer

    Paul T. Walker Sr., lawyer
    Paul T. Walker Sr., a partner in the Washington law firm of Walker & Walker Associates who was moved to become a lawyer because of the civil rights movement of the 1960s, died July 25 of sarcoidosis at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 70. "Throughout...
  • There are good reasons to boycott the Winter Olympics in Russia

    There are good reasons to boycott the Winter Olympics in Russia
    Kevin Rector made some good arguments for not boycotting the Sochi Olympics, but he is overlooking some important issues ("Why boycotting Winter Olympics in anti-gay Russia isn't the right move," Aug. 1). First, the law prohibiting gay propaganda is...
  • The God Squad: Go public, but apolitically, with your charity

    Q: What is your view on politics and the church? Our church held a special service recently to rally and support church members planning to attend a political protest at our state legislature. They will protest new or proposed laws they view as hurting...
  • 'Boobies,' the courts and free speech

    'Boobies,' the courts and free speech
    Forty-four years ago, the Supreme Court ruled that students in public schools don't "shed their constitutional rights to freedom of speech or expression at the schoolhouse gate." A federal appeals court last week offered an expansive — but...
  • Council approves picketing buffer

    The Newport Beach City Council voted Tuesday to move ahead with an ordinance that would create a 300-foot "buffer zone" to keep pickets away from a targeted individual's home. The 6-0 decision followed a recent night-time demonstration during which...
  • Review: 'To the End of June' by Cris Beam

    Review: 'To the End of June' by Cris Beam
    In news reports of child abuse and foster care gone wrong, it is convenient — perhaps even a matter of mental self-preservation — to categorize the players into good and bad, evildoers and those who will deal with them. The latest unimaginable...