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High court narrowly avoids clean sweep against free speech
By Paul K. McMasters Decision not to let Net-porn law go into effect is lone, limited victory for free expression this term.   07.04.04

Over-reaching secrecy undermines America's safety
By Paul K. McMasters Those charged with making us secure must recognize the value in sharing information judiciously with the public.   06.20.04

Government news management putting journalists on short leash
By Paul McMasters In past few decades, government officials have become adept at controlling what journalists can see, learn and report.   10.12.03

Homeland security FOIA exemption leaves us in dark
By Paul K. McMasters Legislation that's supposed to protect us actually just ensures we won't know what hit us.   05.10.03

Is the press guilty of treason?
By Paul K. McMasters Many regard robust exercise of First Amendment rights by either the press or the people as a dangerous problem in the fight against terrorism.   08.08.02

The Supreme Court's 'secondary' thoughts
By Paul K. McMasters While Alameda Books ruling appears to bolster efforts to regulate adult businesses, several justices express concern that evolving secondary-effects doctrine threatens First Amendment.   07.30.02

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