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Global Journalist
6:11 pm
Thu June 14, 2012

A look at the state of US press freedom

When do security concerns trump free speech? When should whistleblowers be sent to jail, along with the journalists who report on their leaks?

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Global Journalist
6:55 pm
Thu May 3, 2012

The state of press freedom

An Egyptian protester chants slogans and waves a national flag in front of a minaret at Cairo's Tahrir Square. The country experienced a flourishing of new media outlets after the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak.
Amr Nabil AP Images

May 3 is World Press Freedom Day. The annual celebration began with a proclamation by the United Nations General Assembly in 1993. 

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