Priscilla Villarreal's case will be heard again tomorrow at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit. She has attracted some unlikely supporters.
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'Real' Journalists Recognize That Prosecuting Julian Assange Poses a Grave Threat to Freedom of the Press
The Justice Department’s discretion is the only thing that protects them from a similar fate.
The open letter warns the indictment “threatens to undermine America’s First Amendment and the freedom of the press.”
The two fake news organizations want the Supreme Court to review the case of a man who was arrested for making fun of the police.
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Perhaps Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone has the mark of a great story—everyone can find cause both to love it and to hate it.
In 1989, Iranian leader Ayatollah Khomeini called for the author and those involved in the book's publication to be put to death.
Virginia lawmakers passed a bill allowing parents to opt out of certain lessons, which was vetoed by then-Gov. Terry McAuliffe.
Turning terrible events into art is good, actually.
As recently as 2011, a school board in Missouri barred the book from the curriculum and ordered it confined to a special section of the school's library.
San Francisco port officials seized copies of Howl and Other Poems in 1957, accusing publisher Lawrence Ferlinghetti of obscenity.
A publishing company ironically removed the original version of the Ray Bradbury novel depicting mass media censorship.
And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street and other titles shot up Amazon's bestseller list after being self-censored by Dr. Seuss Enterprises.
Pilkey's whole gag is that the censorial impulse is ridiculous and kids instinctively know it should be mocked.
Up through the 1950s, federal agents kept confiscating books they deemed obscene. But in 1959, a judge ruled that D.H. Lawrence's book deserved First Amendment protection.
Leviathan was a challenge to the governing independence of the Holy See.
Though book banners may try to convince otherwise, students don't need protection from the passion portrayed in Shakespeare's classic.
Amazon's decision to stop selling the book shows the pressure platforms are under to reject speech that doesn't conform to progressive orthodoxy.
Heather Ann Thompson's Blood in the Water might lead to "disobedience," prison officials say.
The book may never achieve the cultural recognition of some other top censorship targets, but the fight over I Am Jazz symbolizes America's trans moral panic.
How school board members lashed out against dirty words
World journalists have been quicker than Americans to see danger in prosecuting the Wikileaks founder.
The WikiLeaks founder faces espionage charges for publishing classified U.S. information, a prosecution with serious implications for all our First Amendment protections.
They shot and killed a man they were trying to evict. Doesn’t the public have the right to know who they are?
This war, like all wars, will invigorate the state and be deadly to liberty.
Journalists often do their best work in places that offer the least welcoming environment.
The author of the definitive history of Section 230 is back with a controversial new book, The United States of Anonymous.
The less of our lives we allow to be put to a vote, the better.
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"Governments realize that they are in an existential battle over who controls information."
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Either everybody gets to enjoy journalistic freedom, or it will turn into glorified public relations work for the powers-that-be.
In a significant threat to the free press, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces decades in federal prison for leaking classified documents.
The newspaper wrongly implies that press freedom is limited to "real" journalists.
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Imagine a world in which media outlets were unable or afraid to post video of police and other authorities acting reprehensibly.
The case drew national outrage from press freedom groups, who called the prosecution excessive and a threat to journalism.