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The news by official decree
By Paul K. McMasters Federal government seems to have declared itself the primary authority governing what you need to know.   11.05.06

The games censors play
By Paul K. McMasters Hysteria over new 'Bully' game ignores fact that it's hardly violent at all — and that crime stats suggest media violence hasn't translated into real violence.   10.22.06

When committing journalism becomes a crime
By Paul K. McMasters Confidential sources are an indispensable tool for the press — so all of us can know what's going on — yet government increasingly tries to punish their use.   10.08.06

Locked in mortal combat with the media monster
By Paul K. McMasters 'Studies' claiming to show harmful effects on kids of a range of electronic media ignore common sense, parental responsibility and the benefits of screen media.   09.24.06

When truth is in short supply, democracy is in danger
By Paul K. McMasters FOI-request delays, growing cult of government secrecy threatens our ability to have a say in how we are governed.   09.10.06

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