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Freedom of the Press

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  • Obama administration assaults press freedom

    Obama administration assaults press freedom
    In Washington, as in any seat of power, most acts of folly begin with hubris. Government leaders, elected or appointed, usually don't intend to do the wrong thing, to overstep or cause harm, but they become so convinced, so certain of their purpose,...
  • Newseum wrong to honor propagandists

    Newseum wrong to honor propagandists
    A museum of journalism in Washington, D.C., the Newseum plans to honor and include in the institution's Journalists' Memorial Mahmoud Al-Kumi and Hussam Salama. Both worked for Hamas' Al-Aqsa TV. Also, Basel Tawfiq Youssef of Syrian State TV and Maya...
  • The Sun loves the First Amendment but not the Second

    The Sun loves the First Amendment but not the Second
    Now comes the Baltimore Sun editorial staff that just recently blasted the Second Amendment rights to gun ownership ("Ban assault weapons," March 22) raising the roof that the press' First Amendment Rights have been trumped on because of the gathering...
  • Editorial: Effort to stop Walmart is disingenuous

    It seems a bit strange that some people, who have had their say in shaping land use policy in Harford County, in general, and at the site in Bel Air, where corporate giant Walmart plans to build a replacement for its Abingdon store, are trying so hard...
  • With rights come responsibilities and some limits [editorial]

    In much the same way the recent drug disposal day organized in Harford County was a valuable public service for people looking to safely divest themselves of unwanted medications, the gun turn-in day planned Saturday in Harford County and at locations...
  • Double standard in hate speech; OK for Muslims, but nobody else

    It is always reprehensible to mock anyone's religious beliefs, and it is even worse when the mockery is expected to result in violence, injury or death ("Obama defends free speech," Sept. 27). The freedom of speech exercised in the notorious anti-Islamic...
  • Judiciary helps bring civics to Harford County high school classroom

    On Thursday, April 18, lawyers and judges from Maryland's courts will share their expertise and personal experiences to help area students learn about law and society. Students attending the Civics and Law Academy will meet face-to-face with judges and...
  • Sinclair Broadcast to become country's largest TV station owner

    Sinclair Broadcast to become country's largest TV station owner
    When Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. completes three deals announced in the past two months, it will own more television stations across the country than any other company. The Hunt Valley company will operate 134 stations in 69 markets, reaching more...
  • U.N. arms treaty is a threat to America

    Maryland's two senators should not vote for ratification of the international arms trade treaty recently adopted by the United Nations ("U.N. approves landmark global arms trade treaty," April 3). This U.N. power grab is not just aimed at gaining...
  • Movie jobs are a 'House of Cards'

    Movie jobs are a 'House of Cards'
    Gov. Martin O'Malley says the Netflix series "House of Cards" brought $140 million into the state's economy ("'Cards' a good deal, Md. Says," April 30). Where have we heard this before? In 2010 the Detroit Free Press reported that "Michigan's bid to...
  • Anne Arundel Councilman John Grasso gives apology

    Anne Arundel Councilman John Grasso gives apology
    In the wake of an accusation he "accosted" a voter, Anne Arundel County Councilman John Grasso on Monday apologized to people who watched him "draw a line in the sand." Grasso gave a three-minute speech at the start of Monday night's council meeting...
  • Regarding the editorial "Stirring the Pot" (Nov. 12): One of our country's greatest strengths is that we can confront our government via freedom of speech, voting and protest. We know from history that even the use of civil disobedience has often...