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Watch out for studies about TV harming kids
By Paul K. McMasters There's no sure way to predict how media will affect an individual; in fact, though children's TV watching is way up, youth violence rate is way down.   05.07.06

Poking holes in our history in pursuit of leaks
By Paul K. McMasters FBI's demand to pore through late investigative reporter Jack Anderson's papers is latest government outrage against press freedom.   04.23.06

FCC to TV viewers: Watch what we say
By Paul K. McMasters Pressure for more-aggressive regulation of broadcast indecency raises significant First Amendment concerns for viewers as well as creators of TV programming.   04.09.06

Bad news for good journalism
By Paul K. McMasters Legal onslaught of subpoenas, grand jury inquiries against press is matched by pace of federal government secret-making.   03.26.06

Secrecy makes democracy dysfunctional
By Paul K. McMasters Government increasingly and damagingly constricting flow of information that should be public — and it's up to the public to correct this bad relationship.   03.12.06

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