Censoring Censors


If you're the kind of person who enjoys Easterbrook- or Limbaugh-style brain ticklers about media ethics, offensive speech and censorship, here's another one for you: The New York newspaper El Diario is being criticized today by Los Angeles Times columnist Geraldine Baum, for committing the "newspaper no-no" of "kill[ing] a column" from a controversial author. A decision, Baum argues, that "made them appear to have caved to an interest group." The author? Fidel Castro.