Posts by Brian J. Buchanan:
The pen of a solitary novelist came under dire threat by the sword of radical Islam, as grippingly recounted in Salman Rushdie’s new memoir, Joseph Anton.
Barriers to public access to government scientific information examined, as well as improvements in official efforts to make the data available to everyone’s benefit.
For an arm of the U.S. government to condemn material that hurts ‘religious feelings’ is misguided when what should be condemned is making speech an excuse for violence.
New Hampshire governor’s veto of a bill pushed by J.D. Salinger’s heir preserves, for now, the right to produce likenesses of and works about the beloved writer of The Catcher in the Rye.
For the prophetic writer who died this week at age 91, the freedom to read was something that shouldn’t be taken for granted.
At conference on copyright, panelists discuss how songwriters can find revenue in a world of high-tech sharing, streaming.
Why would the American public not be allowed to know something that residents of Oaxaca, Mexico, knew, which was Malia Obama’s school visit there?
But some countries are trying to clamp controls on the Internet, says Google’s Vinton Cerf.
Rep. Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., given American Library Association’s annual award for her ‘tireless efforts’ for public access to government information.
This week, about 40 Muslims rallied in support of NYPD’s surveillance efforts and survey was released that finds 74% growth in Muslim congregations since 2000.
Accommodating religious belief should have been on the front end of White House interpretations of the health law, not an after-the-fact scramble in response to furious objections by Catholics.
‘I had no idea that we were on the cutting edge of an issue that was going to have so much meaning,’ Founder John Seigenthaler tells audience gathered to commemorate center’s anniversary.
Vanderbilt professors trade views on lingering effects on First Amendment freedoms and American society. Also: