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  1. freedom of press
  2. free speech

Comments


Mark de LA says
SCOTUS has some cases on the subject of free speech currently.

Seth says
M 2007-06-14 08:51:24 7635
seth 2007-06-14 08:39:47 7635
source: M above
"Foxnews is banned from the Democrat Party debates"
I doubt that is an accurate description of what happened.  If my memory serves me some candidates choose not to participate in a debating forum that was being setup by Foxnews. Were they actually banned from some other debate in another venue?
I would have to be an insider to the Democrat Party political machine (which would probably turn my stomach) in order to explain why all of a sudden the candidates withdrew at once from a previously scheduled arrangement. Like Roger Ailes recently remarked "The candidates that can

Mark de LA says
seth 2007-06-14 08:39:47 7635
source: M above
"Foxnews is banned from the Democrat Party debates"
I doubt that is an accurate description of what happened.  If my memory serves me some candidates choose not to participate in a debating forum that was being setup by Foxnews. Were they actually banned from some other debate in another venue?
I would have to be an insider to the Democrat Party political machine (which would probably turn my stomach) in order to explain why all of a sudden the candidates withdrew at once from a previously scheduled arrangement. Like Roger Ailes recently remarked "The candidates that can

Mark de LA says
If I get a the only thing I would do is put quotes around the word "banned".  It doesn't make much of a difference whether it is an internal command or a public one to the results. It doesn't matter whether the candidates do it or the DNC !

Mark de LA says
Regardless of the red herrings I embedded in this item the pdf has an interesting perspective on blogs & particularly blogs in countries where you could get a public execution if you criticize the government.

Seth says
Yep, i especially liked the part about establishing "credibility through observing basic ethical and journalistic principles" ... it goes along with my current thoughts mentioned in Memories and History.

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