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By Kathryn Watson | Watchdog.org, Virginia Bureau
ALEXANDRIA — It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out that big-time legacy newspapers like the New York Times lean left politically. Maybe way left, depending on who you ask.
A new analysis of newspaper coverage of the Virginia gubernatorial race by the Reston-based Media Research Center, itself a [...]
By Eric Boehm | Watchdog.org
The most recent congressional threat to the free press in the United States comes from California Democrat U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein.
In a proposed amendment to a media shield law being considered by Congress, Feinstein writes that only paid journalists should be given protections from prosecution for what they say or write. The [...]
By Kathryn Watson | Watchdog.org Virginia Bureau
WASHINGTON, D.C. — With the highest court in the land as the regal backdrop, the Old Dominion is now center stage in a national drama that will likely determine citizens’ rights to public information in all 50 states for decades to come.
The nine U.S. Supreme Court justices fired questions [...]