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2010-03-02 12:18:00

PLANO, Texas, March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Liberty Legal Institute and Free Market Foundation are proud to announce the new face of freedom, Liberty Institute. Effective immediately, the two organizations are joining forces and combining resources to better protect freedoms and strengthen families. "Our new name, Liberty Institute, now gives us the ability to clearly show what we stand for," said Kelly Shackelford, President and CEO of Liberty Institute. "In this day and age, it has...

2010-02-23 13:16:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the nation involved in two wars and facing continuing threats of terrorism, USC Annenberg's Center on Communication Leadership & Policy presents TOP SECRET TALKS, a timely examination of the tension between the government's need for secrecy and the public's right to know, in conjunction with the New York production of Top Secret: The Battle for the Pentagon Papers. "We hope that the series of Top Secret Talks will engage New Yorkers...

2010-01-13 11:18:00

NEW YORK , Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Felice Gaer, director of AJC's Jacob Blaustein Institute for the Advancement of Human Rights, will receive the First Freedom Center's prestigious National First Freedom Award for her lifelong work as an advocate of religious freedom. The award will be presented to Gaer at a ceremony Thursday in Richmond, Virginia. "We are thrilled that First Freedom Center is honoring Felice Gaer, recognizing her dedication to fulfilling AJC's mission to...

2009-12-14 09:59:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The 15th Annual Top 10 PR Blunders List, compiled by San Francisco's Fineman PR, features a photo op flop near Ground Zero, a six-year old treated badly, bankers gone wild, social media fiascos, and airline baggage nightmares. 1. Military's Flop of a Photo Op A "furious" President Obama was forced to order an internal review to determine why on April 27 a near-empty Air Force One VC-25 was allowed to fly at low altitude through Manhattan, seemingly...

2009-11-20 07:10:00

MIAMI, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- As more red flags are uncovered about the Fort Hood tragedy, some observers allege that political correctness played a significant role in enabling this to happen. Has public concern over political correctness grown from its well-intentioned origin of inclusion and acceptance into a dangerous unwillingness to acknowledge obvious patterns of toxic behavior? Psychiatrist, physician, speaker, and author Dr. Gaby Cora asserts that dangerous behavior in a work...

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2009-11-07 06:23:02

Internet censorship will be challenged at the World Trade Organization, as it can limit online trade and delivery services, a study says. A censorship case at the WTO could bring up dominion questions, as members can already censor for moral purposes, like prohibiting contact with child pornography websites. However, a WTO decision might restrict blanket censorship and force states to utilize specific filtering, says the study available on Thursday. "Censorship is the most important...

2009-09-17 11:36:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans still support the idea of a free press as a watchdog on government and turn to traditional news sources on major news stories despite skepticism about bias in the news media, according to findings in the first segment of the 2009 State of the First Amendment national survey conducted by the First Amendment Center. While innovations such as Twitter have attracted users and headlines, television and other traditional news media remain...

2009-08-03 10:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- PEN American Center, the largest branch of International PEN -- the world's oldest literary and human rights organization -- today announced the appointment of Steven L. Isenberg as Executive Director, effective immediately. For the past six years, Mr. Isenberg was a Visiting Professor of Humanities at the University of Texas (Austin). During his distinguished career, Mr. Isenberg has served in a variety of leadership roles in journalism, government,...

2009-07-13 14:45:00

FALLS CHURCH, Va., July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the National Legal and Policy Center released a letter to members of Congress responding to a letter from a Google front group called the Open Internet Coalition (OIC). The June 29th letter from the OIC raised concerns about the use of new technologies like deep packet inspection which the group argued could be used by governments to "spy on Internet communications, censor speech and prevent grassroots democratic activism and free...

2009-04-28 17:02:00

WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council President Tony Perkins released the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the Federal Communications Commission's policy change on "fleeting expletives" used on broadcast TV during primetime: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO ) "Today's Supreme Court ruling sends an unmistakable message to broadcasters: If you foul the public airwaves, you face the fine. "In his opinion,...


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