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Truthout: Journalists Silenced as Killers Walk Free

United Nations - A new report published by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) shows that nine out of 10 cases of journalist killings go unpunished. By Lyndal Rowlands  Inter Press Service | Report   Truthout.org  10 November 2014 The report found that between 2004 and 2013, 370 journalists were murdered “in direct retaliation for their work” and that More

Bloggers To Receive Same Freedom of Speech Protection As Journalists, Court Rules

Reuters  |  By Dan Levine  Posted: 01/17/2014 2:50 pm EST  |  Updated: 01/17/2014 4:50 pm EST  HuffingtonPost SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 17 (Reuters) - A blogger is entitled to the same free speech protections as a traditional journalist and cannot be liable for defamation unless she acted negligently, a federal appeals court ruled on Friday.Crystal Cox lost a defamation trial in More

Glenn Greenwald> This Week in Press Freedoms and Privacy Rights

The travesty calling itself "the Bradley Manning court-martial", the kangaroo tribunal calling itself "the FISA court", and the emptiness of what the Obama DOJ calls "your constitutional rights". By Glenn Greenwald.  Published on Saturday, July 20, 2013 by the Guardian/UK. A military judge this week refused to dismiss the most serious charge against Bradley Manning. (Patrick Semansky/AP) I'm More

Glenn Greenwald> This Week in Press Freedoms and Privacy Rights

The travesty calling itself "the Bradley Manning court-martial", the kangaroo tribunal calling itself "the FISA court", and the emptiness of what the Obama DOJ calls "your constitutional rights". By Glenn Greenwald.  Published on Saturday, July 20, 2013 by the Guardian/UK. A military judge this week refused to dismiss the most serious charge against Bradley Manning. (Patrick Semansky/AP) I'm More

The Media Fix> Recommended: "The Criminal NSA"

Read these three things.    The Criminal NSA Jennifer Stisa Granick and Christopher Jon Sprigman, New York Times    This Plan to End Government Spying Has Grown So Big It Might Actually Work Julie Bort, Business Insider    Acts of Journalism and the Espionage Act Josh Stearns, BoingBoing Want a little more? NSA Spying Scandal More

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