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Washington Post Editorial Page, Meet Noam Chomsky


I was recently reading a Noam Chomsky lecture from 2004 where he speaks about terrorism, human rights and the concept of universality: One moral truism that should be uncontroversial is the principle of universality: We should apply to ourselves the same standards we ...

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U.S. Government Vetting Journalists


David Sirota As states move to hide details of government deals with Wall Street, and as politicians come up with new arguments to defend secrecy, a study released earlier this month revealed that many government information officers block specific journalists ...

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NYT Responds on Torture

Relatives' photos of Afghan men imprisoned at an alleged US-run torture camp (Amnesty International)

New York Times public editor Margaret Sullivan (8/19/14) responded to a FAIR Action Alert (8/18/14) by saying that she agreed coverage of an Amnesty International report about US torture in Afghanistan “would have benefited Times readers.” The Action Alert noted that while Times executive editor ...

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