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Posts tagged with freedom of speech

When the watchdogs are put to sleep

Posted by: | September 15, 2014 | No Comment |

A journalist has a duty. A duty to tell the stories of those with muted voices. A duty to make known the trials and triumphs of the world. A duty to keep watch over those in power and ensure our liberties are protected and our citizens are informed. A duty to report the truth. A […]

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Freedom of speech vs. censorship

Posted by: | October 23, 2012 | No Comment |

We have seen many cases, both in past history and recent news, when democratic nations have stepped in to control freedom of speech. In the United States, this is usually carried out as a protective measure when the safety of its people is in jeopardy. Social media has played a key role in the freedom […]

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Internet: The public forum

Posted by: | October 13, 2011 | No Comment |

We’ve come to the point that we can have open assembly about anything we want, whenever we want with people from all around the world. The Internet is such a huge and important tool for helping us maintain and use our First Amendment rights. I came upon an article on Mashable.com today entitled Share Your […]

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