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  • Scalia criticizes historic Supreme Court ruling on freedom of the press

    Scalia criticizes historic Supreme Court ruling on freedom of the press
    WASHINGTON – This spring marks the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in New York Times vs. Sullivan, its most important pronouncement on the freedom of the press, but the ruling has not won the acceptance of Justice Antonin Scalia.
  • Mexico failing to protect journalists, advocates say

     Mexico failing to protect journalists, advocates say
    MEXICO CITY — A highly touted system to protect Mexican reporters working in one of the world's most dangerous countries for journalists is failing miserably and may in fact further imperil those it is intended to help, media advocates say. In the...

    Supreme Court to consider challenge to law barring campaign falsehoods

    Supreme Court to consider challenge to law barring campaign falsehoods
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court next week will consider for the first time whether states may enforce laws that make it a crime to knowingly publish false statements about political candidates. The justices will hear an antiabortion group's free-...

    Comcast and Time Warner Cable try to make case for deal with FCC

    Comcast and Time Warner Cable try to make case for deal with FCC
    Comcast and Time Warner Cable told the government that their proposed marriage would "enhance consumer welfare and competition and deliver substantial public interest benefits." In a 175-page filing with the Federal Communications Commission, the two...

    FCC issues new rules that crack down on local TV partnerships

    FCC issues new rules that crack down on local TV partnerships
    The Federal Communications Commission approved new rules Monday that will greatly reduce and potentially bring to an end the popular practice of business partnerships between competing local television stations. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said such...