Free Speech

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Bozell: Network Censorship of Houston Mayor’s Subpoenas Part of Left’s ‘Relentless Assault on Free Speech’

Over the past two days, the broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, and NBC) have completely censored liberal Houston Mayor Annise Parker’s attempt to subpoena sermons of five pastors critical of the mayor, ...
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CBS Hypes Michelle Obama for 'Praising Free Speech,' Skips Press Blackout of Her China Trip

Ignoring the most important part of the story, CBS This Morning reporter Jan Crawford hyped Michelle Obama for promoting free speech in China. Yet, Crawford never mentioned that American ...
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MRC VP Dan Gainor's Statement to Variety About 'Duck Dynasty' Star's Suspension

Gainor says networks claim to support free speech, actually 'only support free speech they agree with.'
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Free Speech for Conservative Students?

It's becoming impossible to express a socially conservative or Christian viewpoint – as a student. Try to say the G-word or oppose abortion, and watch someone lower the boom.
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Barbaro's Bashing of NYC's GOP Mayoral Candidate Highlights NYT's Double Standards on Religious Mockery

Joseph Lhota is a moderate Republican running for mayor of New York City, but Michael Barbaro's front-page story focuses on an incident from 1999 when he inflamed Manhattan's artsy left-wing ...
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Western Civ in the Age of Obama

NYTimes, a Journalistic Enterprise, Is Ambivalent About the Free Expression Rights of Others

Times journalist Somini Sengupta is ambivalent about that whole free expression thing, at least when it comes to other people's speech: "One of the challenges of the digital age, as the YouTube ...
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NYT Cairo Reporter Apologizes for Free Speech: U.S 'Feels Limited...From Silencing Even the Most Noxious Religious Bigot'

Times journalist David Kirkpatrick makes free expression sound like a bad idea: "In a context where insults to religion are crimes and the state has tightly controlled almost all media, many ...
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Kiss Off: Networks Spike Coverage of Chick-fil-A Kiss-in After Poor Turnout

ABC admits only 'hundreds’ attend lefty protest at restaurant locations.

NYT: Sen. Mitch McConnell's 'Incendiary Defense' of Free Speech?

"...Mr. McConnell did not sound like a bomb-thrower, but his speech was an incendiary defense of the free flow of campaign cash in the wake of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United ...
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