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Freedom of the Press

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  • Where are the moderate Muslims decrying the embassy attacks?

    I agree with the premise of your editorial "Romney has a point" (Sept. 13), that President Barack Obama "failed to explain a core American value" of freedom of speech. However, there was much more lacking in the official administration response. U.S....
  • County Exec Baker drumming up support for Prince George's casino

    County Exec Baker drumming up support for Prince George's casino
    As November gets closer, Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker III is increasing his efforts to drum up support for the gambling expansion question that will be on the ballot. On Thursday, Baker organized a news conference, calling on fellow...
  • In Chick-fil-A flap, major misconceptions about the First Amendment

    As a practicing attorney, I am compelled to correct the many misstatements in the media and in letters to the editor regarding the role of the First Amendment in reference to the controversy stirred up by Chick-fil-APresident Dan Cathy ("Chick-fil-A...
  • Moderate Muslims must stand up for their values

    Moderate Muslims must stand up for their values
    Today I am an angry Arab Muslim woman — outraged, as a person of conscience, over the attacks on American embassies and the murder of a talented diplomat who represented me. After the 2005 cartoon riots, no one should be surprised by Muslim...
  • For Chick-fil-A, freedom of expression works both ways

    Regarding Charlotte Eliopoulos' letter, we all have the right to freedom of speech, even if that means protesting a business owner's beliefs. We also are free not to support his franchises ("Chick-fil-Acontroversy raises free speech issues," Aug. 7)....
  • You want prescriptivism, I'll give you prescriptivism

    At HeadsUp Fred Vultee writes, more in sorrow than in anger, that the Detroit Free Press not only allowed an "It's official" lead to run but repeated it in the headline. Somewhere in Michigan an editor knows no shame. No doubt the reporter and editor...
  • 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...
  • 'Rock Center' fittingly ends with one last bit of Chelsea Clinton fluff

    'Rock Center' fittingly ends with one last bit of Chelsea Clinton fluff
    It's past midnight at the end of a 14-hour workday, and a sane person would go to bed. But I feel compelled to drive a last nail into the coffin of one of the sorriest newsmagazines in the history of broadcast journalism, NBC's "Rock Center." I have...
  • 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...
  • 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...