Posts by Gene Policinski:
Perhaps journalists are the ones who can move the idea of civility in our divided nation from premise to practice.
Phil Robertson’s adventures in free speech remind us that, as long as government doesn’t intervene, there’s no First Amendment issue.
There are strong First Amendment reasons for disclosure of 911 calls, including those recently released from last year’s school massacre in Newtown, Conn.
Outside of the most rabid conspiracy circles, it’s fair to say we know a great deal about the assassination of President Kennedy thanks to a half-century of news and information brought to us unfettered by government censorship.
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Americans are engaged in what is a historic – at least, by virtue of being largely electronic – national discussion over national priorities and military options.
The First Amendment is the means, mechanism and method by which we use freedom to participate in self-governance and work to achieve Martin Luther King’s vision of equality.
In-house ombudsmen who publicly criticize bad reporting by their news organizations help the public judge news-media credibility.
Can Amazon founder sustain focus on holding government accountable in an era of news as celebrity fluff and pundit chatter?
We’re only in the early rounds of balancing legitimate national-security concerns against over-classification and with the need of the public for accurate information on what its government is doing.
If you don’t like the glam-rock picture of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, then don’t buy the magazine.
State of the First Amendment survey showing steep rise in number of people saying First Amendment goes too far is cause for concern for the freedoms that make us who we are.
Journalists – reporters and photographers – are being arrested while reporting on public demonstrations or police activity on matters of public interest.
Shouting down or drowning out speakers is not an exercise is free speech. No ideas are exchanged when the speech from one party or group is simply designed to inhibit the speech of another.
An irony of timing twice has put U.S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning in the headlines at critical moments in gaining congressional approval of a federal shield law that would protect journalists and their confidential sources.