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Freedom of the Press

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  • Letters from the Editor: Clippers' controversy hits close to home

    Letters from the Editor: Clippers' controversy hits close to home
    My family became Clippers' fans last year. I know what you're thinking, but we didn't hop on the bandwagon. The nephew of one of the players is in my daughter's second-grade class. When school started in September, he told her about his uncle, whom...
  • 102 Muslim Brotherhood backers get 10 years in prison in Egypt

    102 Muslim Brotherhood backers get 10 years in prison in Egypt
    Reflecting the Egyptian judiciary’s growing role in a wide-ranging crackdown against opponents of the interim government, a criminal court on Saturday sentenced more than 100 alleged supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood to 10 years in prison....
  • NFL mock draft: Reporters make selections

    NFL mock draft: Reporters make selections
    Few people know the 32 NFL teams better than the writers who cover those teams on a day-to-day basis. Those beat writers made the selections for this mock draft, and explained the picks in their words, choosing the players as if Thursday night were to...
  • 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...
  • Keep prayers to yourself [Letter]

    Keep prayers to yourself [Letter]
    I have a deep, abiding faith in the Lord, Jesus Christ. I can pray anywhere and any time I wish. I simply do it in silence ("Carroll County's Frazier discusses prayer, freedom of speech," April 5). I am a strong believer in the separation of church...
  • Did Comcast Raise Cable-TV Rates 68% in the Past Four Years? Not Exactly

    The eye-popping claim certainly got some headline play: Comcast raised basic-cable rates 68% from 2009-13, while Time Warner Cable -- the target of Comcast's proposed $45 billion acquisition -- actually reduced them by 2.5% over the same time period....
  • Supreme Court to consider challenge to law barring campaign falsehoods

    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-...
  • Mayor asks blogger to apologize for Hitler reference

    Costa Mesa Mayor Jim Righeimer during Tuesday's council meeting demanded an apology from a local blogger who posted online comments comparing the way he runs the city to Adolf Hitler. Eastside resident Geoff West alluded to the Nazi dictator in an...
  • Review: 'American Crucifixion' by Alex Beam

    Review: 'American Crucifixion' by Alex Beam
    In 1844, when Illinois was the wild, wild west, an armed mob stormed a jailhouse and assassinated an American religious leader. And got away with it. The story of Mormon founder Joseph Smith's death 170 years ago receives a fascinating retelling in...
  • Mexico failing to protect journalists, advocates say

     Mexico failing to protect journalists, advocates say
    MEXICO CITY — A highly touted system to protect Mexican reporters working in one of the world's most dangerous countries for journalists is failing miserably and may in fact further imperil those it is intended to help, media advocates say. In the...
  • Scalia criticizes historic Supreme Court ruling on freedom of the press

    Scalia criticizes historic Supreme Court ruling on freedom of the press
    WASHINGTON – This spring marks the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in New York Times vs. Sullivan, its most important pronouncement on the freedom of the press, but the ruling has not won the acceptance of Justice Antonin...