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An American midsummer night’s reflection: freedom
By Gene Policinski Considering free-expression crackdowns around the globe, we might take a few moments from vacations to appreciate how freedoms are protected here.   07.26.09

Insider dinners with news outlets leave the public hungry
By Gene Policinski Closed-door sessions with no public involvement, reporting or outcome seem a poor approach to allaying distrust of news media.   07.12.09

Justice Souter: man of few words, including 'no'
By Gene Policinski Retiring justice maintained that cameras in courtrooms affected judges' behavior.   06.25.09

Pundits should be judged in court of public opinion
By Gene Policinski First Amendment protects advocacy, even when ideas being discussed are disliked, unpopular or even repugnant.   06.14.09

Use First Amendment freedoms to debate Second Amendment issues
By Gene Policinski It's misguided to try to shut down debate on campuses and elsewhere over allowing students and staff to carry firearms for self-defense.   06.07.09

Newspaper’s good fortune may not be a good deal for the press
By Gene Policinski Public already has doubts about news media; weekly’s loan from town could add to that distrust.   05.31.09

Chicago case shines light on need for federal shield law
By Gene Policinski Being able to gather information is as essential to the functions of a free press as being able to publish it.   05.17.09



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