press freedom

NCAC Supports Senate Resolution Condemning Trump Administration’s Escalating Attacks on Media

By |2018-08-01T17:16:34-04:00August 1st, 2018|Press Releases|

In response to the White House's decision to ban a CNN reporter in retaliation for asking a question, ten Senators have introduced a resolution condemning increasing infringement on press freedom, with the support of several national civil liberties organizations.

Reading Below the Fold, and Between the Lines

By |2019-03-07T21:50:58-04:00April 19th, 2011|Blog|

After a member of the La Salle University's faculty hosted an optional symposium with special guests (read: exotic dancers), the editors of the university's  paper The Collegian knew they had a story on their hands. One of the Collegian staff members interviewed two students who had attended the conference, as well as university officials and the professor himself.  But the [...]

Corporate Censorship: GE and NewsCorp shut up Olbermann and O’Reilly

By |2019-03-13T18:19:26-04:00August 4th, 2009|Blog|

The New York Times ran an article this past Saturday, "Voices From Above Silence a Cable TV Feud", about how GE and NewsCorp enforced a kind of "cease-fire" – otherwise known as corporate censorship - on MSNBC's Keith Olbermann and Fox's Bill O'Reilly. While I’ve always found the battle between Olberman and O’Reilly to be exhausting (though admittedly entertaining), the [...]