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Doonesbury “Abortion” Strips: Who Didn’t Run Them, and How to Contact

By |2019-03-15T17:09:54-04:00March 23rd, 2012|Blog|

With regularity, editors at some papers choose not to run an episode of Garry Trudeau’s “Doonesbury” strip. The latest incident involved satirical commentary on state lawmakers requiring women to undergo invasive and medically unnecessary ultrasounds before abortions.  A large number of papers did not run the episode, some ran a substitute “rerun” episode offered by Trudeau, and others shifted it [...]

Facebook Reveals the Corporate Face of the Associated Press

By |2019-03-13T15:04:20-04:00June 26th, 2009|Blog|

The media never looked more corporate.  After reprimanding a reporter for posting a comment critical of the company’s investment decisions, the Associated Press has come out with a new policy governing the use of social networking sites.  Among the AP’s requirements for all employees, not just reporters, is: Posting material about the AP’s internal operations is prohibited on employees’ personal [...]