Thursday, April 18, 2024

Tag: Press Freedom

Missouri Republican Attorney General Bailey sues Media Matters using consumer law...

An analysis of Mo. Attorney General Andrew Bailey's bogus allegations against Media Matters.

House passes PRESS Act advancing press freedoms

If passed, the federal law would prohibit the government from compelling journalists and telecommunication providers to disclose sources and work product.

In the crosshairs: The perilous reality for journalists in 2023

Examining the heightened risks faced by journalists in conflict zones, especially in the Gaza Strip, amidst global political tensions and criticism of U.S. foreign policy.

Israeli military’s targeted killing of journalist draws international condemnation, raises alarm...

The journalist, whose identity is being withheld due to security concerns, was not merely an accidental casualty but the specific target of a military operation.

Fox settlement shows press freedom isn’t incompatible with accountability

Can there be some measure of accountability for victims of defamation by right-wing rage machines like Fox without sacrificing free press rights? Because this settlement showed just that.

Katrina vanden Heuvel on Nobel Peace Prize winner Dmitry Muratov’s fight...

“Investigative journalism in Russia today is very dangerous."

Press Freedom is under threat in the land of its birth

Hong Kong looks freer than the U.S. these days.

The dictator and the nihilist

Whistleblowers and protesters play a key role in ensuring accountability. But ultimately, democratic systems should be built to ensure institutional accountability.

Chomsky: Arrest of Assange is ‘scandalous’ and highlights shocking extraterritorial reach...

Democracy Now!'s Amy Goodman spoke to Noam Chomsky about Assange's arrest, WikiLeaks and American power.

Almost a decade later, the persecution of Chelsea Manning and Julian...

While a protracted legal battle seems likely, it probably won’t be too long before Assange joins Chelsea Manning in an American prison, a warning to future whistle-blowers that those who embarrass the powerful will face severe consequences, no matter how long it takes.

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New report reveals millionaires’ tax rates slashed by half since 1950s, fueling wealth inequality

This stark reduction in tax rates for the wealthiest Americans coincides with an era of escalating income disparity and could be costing the federal government hundreds of billions in lost revenue annually.

Missouri Republican Attorney General Bailey sues Media Matters using consumer law to censor the...

An analysis of Mo. Attorney General Andrew Bailey's bogus allegations against Media Matters.

New study reveals microplastics’ alarming journey from everyday items to human organs

The extensive reach of these particles beyond the gut and into critical body tissues, raises significant concerns particularly for the most vulnerable: Our children.

Democrats challenge Biden administration: Are US weapons used by Israel in accordance with international...

This inquiry, led by Texas Representatives Veronica Escobar and Joaquin Castro, targets the very heart of America's foreign arms policies and its ethical implications.

An urgent plea to leftists in the 6 battleground states likely to decide the...

If we want to remain a country where we still have the ability to agitate for justice and equality, then it’s incumbent on us to vote with that in mind.