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2014-02-19 16:22:46

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), which focuses on constitutional law, said a proposal by the Obama Administration to monitor newsrooms across the country is extremely dangerous and amounts to an unprecedented assault of the First Amendment and the freedom of the press. The FCC is reported to be eyeing a proposal that would send government researchers into newsrooms to determine how news organizations decide which...

2014-01-31 23:00:37

Open Source Interview Available for Reprint with Minimal Attribution (see website for terms). Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 A group of world renowned journalists and human rights advocates, led by Pulitzer Prize winning reporter Christopher Hedges and Daniel Ellsberg of Pentagon Papers fame, have taken their fight to restore a permanent injunction against Section 1021(b)(2) of the 2011 National Defense Authorization Act (the NDAA) to the United States Supreme Court, by filing a...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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