Court Grants Preliminary Relief to Student Wearing T-shirts about Gun Ownership and Weapons

A public high school student in Wisconsin engaged in protected expression when he wore t-shirts with images of and messages about guns and gun ownership to his school, a federal
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Five dead, more hurt at Annapolis newspaper – a sad, sad story

Annapolis, Capital Gazette

“Enemies of the people?” No. Journalists are “the people.”
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2018 Competitors

School Name Team Number Boston College 1 University of Maryland 2 Wayne State 3 Temple University 4 Loyola University – Chicago 5 University of California – Los Angeles 6 Florida
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Misinformation Causes Capitol Chaos

Confusion and accusations of restrictions on press freedom erupt on Capitol Hill after reporters are told by Senate staffers that they can no longer conduct TV interviews with senators in the hallway.
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Schieffer’s call for even better journalism rings true

Bob Schieffer

Veteran journalist Bob Schieffer delivered a stirring salute to the profession at the Newseum’s program on “The President and the Press.”
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We have assembled, petitioned, spoken and even prayed: So now vote!

Over nearly two years, the nation has been through an exhausting process of sorting through possible candidates, selecting nominees and now consider the final few — and lest we forget, for offices high and low, local and state and national.
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Newseum Institute hosts panel during Free Speech Week

First Amendment experts discuss whether U.S. commitment to free speech has waned in recent years
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Students: How is your campus protecting free expression?

Create a video and compete to participate in the Newseum Institute’s “Free Expression on Campus Video Fair” Nov. 17-18.
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Ohio court: Girl’s curses at cops were fighting words

A juvenile who cursed out several police officers committed the crime of disorderly conduct, an Ohio appeals court has ruled. The appeals court said the girl’s intemperate language constituted unprotected
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Kansas appeals court: Man’s curses at ex-wife were fighting words

A Kansas man’s curses at his ex-wife weren’t just profane, they were fighting words. A state appeals court has found that Kenneth Meadors’ verbal tirade consisted of unprotected fighting words rather than
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