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  • Myanmar stops censoring articles before they go to print

     
    Journalists in Myanmar will no longer have to send their articles to a censorship board to be scrubbed of anything critical or sensitive before publication, a landmark step announced Monday toward lifting restrictions on the press. But reporters in the...
  • Jordan Web 'blackout' protest targets alleged censorship

     
    Black Iris, 360East, and 7iber are names that may not be familiar to U.S audiences, but for the Jordanian online community they represent websites and blogs with the online presence of Daily Kos or the Huffington Post. Although the websites' purposes...
  • Reel China: A crash course in different storytelling traditions

    Reel China: A crash course in different storytelling traditions
    BEIJING — Every movie project involves a certain amount of negotiation, but finding middle ground proved no easy matter when writer-director Daniel Hsia tried to film "Shanghai Calling" in China. To secure permission to make his story about a...
  • Cries Of Censorship After NYPD Paints Over Controversial Mural

    Cries Of Censorship After NYPD Paints Over Controversial Mural
    Was prevention of anti-police violence the reason cops painted over a new mural, or was it heavy-handed censorship? It's a question the mural's artist seeks answers to as the story of the cops' literal cover-up generates a reaction far beyond the...
  • Speech Limits Closing The American Mind

    In 2007, Keith John Sampson, a middle-age student working his way through Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis as a janitor, was declared guilty of racial harassment. Without granting Sampson a hearing, the university administration —...
  • Bachmann's had her share of government aid

    Rep. Michele Bachmann has been propelled into the 2012 presidential contest in part by her insistent calls to reduce federal spending, a pitch in tune with the big-government antipathy gripping many conservatives. But theMinnesota Republican and her...
  • Lots of smoke, noise — but not much action on diesel engine idling

    Lots of smoke, noise — but not much action on diesel engine idling
    As fans left Wrigley Field after a late-season Cubs loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, they were greeted by clouds of noxious diesel exhaust from charter buses idling outside the ballpark, some for nearly an hour. On another fall afternoon, three tour...
  • Michael Stern Hart dies at 64; e-book pioneer

    Michael Stern Hart dies at 64; e-book pioneer
    Michael Stern Hart, a burly rebel whose vision of a literate society led him to pioneer the electronic book decades before the spread of the Internet, has died. He was 64. The founder of the online library Project Gutenberg, Hart had been in poor...
  • Kenneth Reiner dies at 95; industrialist built landmark Silvertop home

    Kenneth Reiner dies at 95; industrialist built landmark Silvertop home
    Kenneth Reiner made a fortune in Los Angeles in the 1940s and '50s designing and manufacturing two ingenious products: self-locking aircraft nuts and spring-loaded ladies' hair clips. He brought the same inventiveness to a personal project he launched in...
  • New York to release teachers' ratings

    The New York City school system announced Wednesday that it will release ratings for nearly 12,000 teachers based on student test scores, potentially giving the public an unprecedented window into the effectiveness of instructors at the nation's largest...
  • N.Y. union seeks to curb teacher data

    The New York City teachers union argued Wednesday before the state Supreme Court that the nation's largest school district should not follow through with its plan to disclose evaluation information about some 12,000 teachers by name, saying it could do...
  • PASSINGS: Gil McDougald, Mario Monicelli, Frank William Lynch, Willard E. Badham III, Bella Akhmadulina, Kevin Parry

    GIL McDOUGALD Yankees All-Star was 1951's Rookie of the Year Gil McDougald, 82, the American League Rookie of the Year in 1951 and a versatile member of dominant New York Yankees teams for 10 seasons, died Sunday of cancer at his home in New Jersey, the...