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 47% of Americans saying free speech is most important right is reassuring affirmation of how crucial speaking your mind is in a democracy.
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.
2013 State of the First Amendment survey results announced.
Pushback from atheists on religious monuments, military chaplains and other issues is triggered by frequent lack of equal treatment for the nonreligious in a society that often privileges religion.
In Egypt, the Morsi government’s drive for power produced a constitution that ignored religious freedom, free speech and other basic rights.
Journalists – reporters and photographers – are being arrested while reporting on public demonstrations or police activity on matters of public interest.
The Freedom From Religious Foundation has sent a letter to a Texas public school district saying it violated the constitution when a principal led students and parents in prayer before a kindergarten graduation.
On June 10, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to review a Colorado appeals court decision banning anti-abortion activists from displaying “gruesome images” of mutilated fetuses that might be seen by children.
A federal judge has ruled in favor of a protester arrested two years ago while demonstrating on the plaza of the U.S. Supreme Court.
Pentagon Papers leaker Daniel Ellsberg calls the revelations by a government contractor on U.S. secret surveillance programs the most “significant disclosure” in the nation’s history.
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.