Latest Freedom of expression Stories

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.

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).

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.

2009-03-12 15:36:00

WASHINGTON, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman John Conyers, Jr., (D-MI) will be the keynote speaker for the 11th annual National Freedom of Information Day Conference kicking off this year's Sunshine Week events at the Newseum and across the nation. The National FOI Day Conference, sponsored by the First Amendment Center, will be held on Friday, March 13, in the conference facilities at the Newseum located at 555 Pennsylvania Avenue (6th Street entrance, Knight Conference...

2009-01-21 14:05:17

On Wednesday, the government lost its final attempt to revive a federal law intended to protect children from sexual material and other objectionable content on the Internet.

2008-12-08 16:56:00

DETROIT, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Ashenfelter and The Detroit Free Press met the highest ethical standards in reporting the Justice Department's 2004 internal investigation of former Assistant U.S.

2008-11-03 06:00:14

By Joan Biskupic WASHINGTON -- When Cher invoked a four-letter expletive during her acceptance speech at a televised awards show, federal regulators deemed it indecent. So, too, when NYPD Blue detective Andy Sipowicz (Dennis Franz) used dirty words.

2008-10-12 03:00:14

By Cooke, Dominic Forty years ago, the Theatres Bill removed from the Lord Chamberlain his centuriesold power to censor the British stage. Under a law unchanged since 1843, every work intended for production in British theatres had first to be submitted to, and approved by, his office.

2008-10-10 06:00:20

Text of report in English by Turkish privately-owned, mass- circulation daily Hurriyet website on 9 October Websites will continue to be banned as long as they post content inappropriate for Turkish families, a Turkish minister said Wednesday [8 October].

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