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First Amendment crisis in Ferguson, Mo.

First Amendment crisis in Ferguson, Mo.

Ferguson protesters, journalists’ First Amendment rights are being violated by police, says John Nichols of The Nation. http://bit.ly/1lmi7hD

Free Speech

It's not about the money, it's about sending a message

The Joker said it best in The Dark Knight. Destroying something that people care deeply about wakes them up. Gets them to pay attention. I think the recent events have woken people up in a lot of ways because it’s driven something home that would have otherwise been a misunderstood topic. 754 more words

Culture

GOAWA suspend publication on Sarkodie

Following lobbying efforts by the Ghana Online Arts Writers Association (GOAWA) against indiscipline in the industry, especially towards the media, GOAWA announces suspension of stories from the camp of BET award winner and Duncwills Entertainment rapper, Sarkodie – until further notice. 209 more words

NEWS

Jack Etkin Interviews Peter Fassbender

Jack Etkin attempts to interview BC education minister Peter Fassbender at the BC Legislature.

Democracy

Abusing journalists is a step towards the death of democracy

And no, I’m not trying to be dramatic.

In a departure from their usual role, journalists have been the subject of headlines in recent reporting. Between… 487 more words

Current Events

Në Kujtim të Jimmy-t…

Në muajin mars të vitit 2011, unë duhej të tërhiqesha nga raportimi i vendeve të përfshira në kryengritje paqësore dhe të armatosura në Lindjen e Mesme gjatë Pranverës Arabe. 1,733 more words

OP-ED

New York Times reporter barred from leaving Afghanistan

New York, August 19, 2014–The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed by reports today that Afghan authorities have banned New York Times correspondent Matthew Rosenberg from leaving the country, according to 

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