The Federal Communications Commission closed a study on how newsrooms operate after journalists and lawmakers protested saying the FCC was violating First Amendment rights. This was a failed trial run for the Multi Market Study of Critical Information Needs, or CIN, which the FCC planned to conduct every three years for Congress.
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While some Muslims around the world violently protest against “Innocence of Muslims” – a 14-minute video posted on YouTube that goes out of its way to offend Muslims and the prophet Muhammad – the question of censorship arises.
College is known for being the place to actively practice the right to freedom of speech. But how are we as a college campus supposed to express our free speech rights with absurdly strict regulations on putting up posters and flyers?
In a hysterical exercise of freedom of speech rights, student Joseph Frederick held a sign reading “Bong Hits 4 Jesus” during the Juneau, Alaska, Olympic torch relay in 2002.
Since the war began, more than 3,000 soldiers have lost their lives due to this mess in Iraq. In the beginning this war was reasonable. We were wounded. We wanted to fight back, so we did. Too bad we were completely misled into this fiasco and now we are paying by losing thousands of young […]