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22 Nov 2013, 12:19 pm by Sheldon Toplitt
(Photo credit: Wikipedia)The news media's and the Obama Administration's tenuous relationship has taken a turn for the worse as 38 news organizations, ranging from the New York Times and the major networks to the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, fired off a letter to Obama Press Secretary Jay Carney objecting to photojournalists being excluded from numerous White House events.According to accounts by Reuters and the Washington Post, the… [read post]
12 Jan 2021, 10:36 am by Russell Spivak, Benjamin Wittes
President Trump last week awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to, of all people, Rep. [read post]
5 Jan 2021, 4:00 am by Robert McKay
As a life member of the National Union of Journalists (NUJ), the most significant body representing Irish and British media practitioners, which itself is affiliated to such other bodies as the International Federation of Journalists, the Federation of Entertainment Unions and the Campaign for Press and Broadcasting Freedom, I take these matters seriously. [read post]
11 Dec 2017, 6:58 am by Michael Geist
Yesterday, David Lametti, the Parliamentary Secretary for the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, told the House of Commons that “net neutrality is the critical issue of our times, much like freedom of the press and freedom of expression that came before it. [read post]
26 Apr 2019, 11:20 am by Margaret Taylor
USSF argued that the bank’s compliance with such a subpoena would infringe on the organization’s First Amendment rights because the purpose of the subpoena was to “harass, chill, punish and deter” USSF and its members in the exercise of their First Amendment rights of freedom of the press and association. [read post]
10 Sep 2012, 9:06 pm by Prof. Akhil Reed Amar, guest-blogging
Textually, the First Amendment protected not merely “freedom of the press” but also “freedom of speech.” [read post]
20 Jan 2012, 4:05 am by Howard Friedman
However, as an FFRF press release and a turnto10 report indicate, three Cranston florists refused to deliver flowers to Ahlquist. [read post]
13 Aug 2019, 10:32 am by Hadley Baker, Vishnu Kannan
Hong Kong’s airport canceled flights for the second consecutive day as protestors continued to occupy a terminal, calling for freedom in Hong Kong and denouncing the government and police brutality, reports the Washington Post. [read post]
29 Nov 2009, 6:30 am
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has a new report on Afghanistan. [read post]
22 Apr 2013, 8:07 am by Sheldon Toplitt
Tip of the hat to the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press ( for tracking the case. [read post]
27 Jun 2014, 8:57 am by Dave Maass
Using a report card-style format, the grading criteria included whether the legislator was a sponsor of the USA FREEDOM Act or, in the case of the House of Representatives, voted for the "Amash Amendment" to defund NSA mass surveillance. [read post]
5 Mar 2018, 5:08 am by INFORRM
The Leveson Report, published in 2012, made a number of recommendations designed to facilitate effective independent press regulation, one of which resulted in the establishment, under a royal charter, of a Press Recognition Panel (PRP) to approve any press regulator. [read post]
14 Feb 2018, 4:11 pm by INFORRM
But just to add to the foul stench of hypocrisy and special pleading, we now witness the spectacle of newspapers bitterly opposed to any kind of regulation (vide Leveson) that would impinge on their particular version of press freedom demanding that the  media market be – regulated. [read post]
1 May 2018, 4:33 pm by INFORRM
Damned in an official report, exposed as useless by a select committee, incapable of tackling flagrant press dishonesty, caught cherry-picking complaints – the sham press regulator is blundering between disasters. [read post]
20 Jun 2014, 1:27 pm by Nadia Kayyali
” USA FREEDOM has already had a hearing before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. [read post]
6 Jun 2013, 7:44 am by Sheldon Toplitt
Tip of the hat to the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press ( Web site for reporting on this case. [read post]
27 Oct 2010, 3:47 pm by A
Read more in reporter Ameet Sachdev's Chicago Tribune article or what appears to be a press release from a group called The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press. [read post]
9 Jul 2015, 12:56 pm
Some annoying compromises had already crept in when the report made its way through the JURI committee, and these lessened the force of the report although without completely destroying it. [read post]