How much violence do we need to see – or report?

A tangle of violence and protest has engulfed parts of Baltimore and cannot be ignored by the news media.  But how much reporting should be done, and when should it be done, and reports of what?
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Mr. Williams – trust me, many feel your ‘pain’

Brian Williams

Whatever happens to Brian Williams, another gut punch has been thrown to the collective body of work known as “journalism.”
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Free Speech can be shield or sword, as Cosby furor shows

Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby’s career has been deeply rooted in the possibilities and protections provided by freedom of speech.
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Media and Missouri: What the heck is going on?

Media and Missouri: What the heck is going on?

Read this week’s Inside the First Amendment column by Gene Policinski.
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