Freedom of the Press  (Page 1)

Turkish President Erdogan Insists Jailed Journalists are Terrorists

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 3:00pm 9/21/2017 at 3:00pm
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is back in America (Remember the last time he came? His bodyguards attacked people). He spoke at the Bloomberg Global Business Forum where he insisted the journalists Turkish authorities jailed after a failed “coup” are terrorists. From Quartz:

Turkish president Recep Erdogan surreally explained to an audience...

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German Newspaper Streams Censored Documentary on European Antisemitism

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 2:30pm 6/14/2017 at 2:30pm
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Despite the risk of litigation, the German newspaper Bild Zeitung has gone ahead with the streaming of an investigative documentary that exposed the extent of Antisemitism in Europe. The French-German broadcaster ARTE had previously shelved the 90-minute documentary that uncovered the complicity of the European Union and Germany government in financing antisemitic groups...

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#FreeRebelPundit – arrested while filming leftist riot DePaul U. appearance (Audio added)

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 11:00pm 5/24/2016 at 11:00pm
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Breitbart author/media personality Milo appeared at DePaul University tonight, and was met with a stage takeover and threats of violence.

Breitbart News has the details:

Milo Yiannopoulos’ event at DePaul University had to be cut short Tuesday night after protesters stormed the stage, blew whistles, grabbed the microphone out of the interviewer’s hand, and...

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Shocked at Yale and Mizzou? Pro-Israel students have lived with intimidation for years

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at 11:30am 11/10/2015 at 11:30am

The recent incidents at Yale University and U. Missouri of students-gone-wild against open discussion and press freedom have shocked not just conservatives, but also liberals.

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The fact that a professor was involved in the silencing has Twitter in a storm:

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Canada’s Sun News Network sets once and for all

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 13, 2015 at 7:00pm 2/13/2015 at 7:00pm

Canada’s equivalent of Fox News shut down early this morning.

In a land where the state run Human Rights Commission works tirelessly to squash free speech, Sun News Network will be missed. Sun News’ closing leave the network’s commentators like Ezra Levant, who’ve consistently spoken out against Canada’s penchant for political...

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#JeSuisCharlie: Washington, DC Rallies for a Free Press

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 11, 2015 at 6:31pm 1/11/2015 at 6:31pm

Loin des yeux, près du coeur.

I plugged it in to Google, which promptly spit out, “out of sight, near the heart.” Not the most elegant translation, but I got the point as I walked through the crowd that gathered in Washington, DC to march in solidarity with those attending the National...

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Citizen journalists don’t need “Press Credentials” — but that badge may help

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Guest Post by Tom Thurlow  ▪  Sunday, October 5, 2014 at 5:00pm 10/5/2014 at 5:00pm
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Have you noticed that everything nowadays gets videotaped? With everyone suddenly having a smart-phone that photographs and videotapes, every newsworthy or even trivial event gets recorded and presented on YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, or onto someone’s blog.

This phenomenon has coincided with the movement of “citizen journalists,” who aim to bring the straight...

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