Archive for January, 2010

Recent free expression news

January 19, 2010

By David Bulla

Today, a few links on recent news items involving freedom of expression. (more…)

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Wartime deaths of journalists

January 15, 2010

By David Bulla

In the last fortnight, two journalists have lost their lives while covering the war in Afghanistan. (more…)

Publishers target youth readers on the Web

January 9, 2010

By David Bulla

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A Georgia doctoral student has found that American newspaper publishers have thrown in the towel on how they attract children readers. (more…)

Mahr highlights First Amendment Day 2010

January 9, 2010

By David Bulla

Joe Mahr, a Pulitzer prize-winning investigative journalist, will be the keynote speaker for Iowa State’s First Amendment Day 2010. (more…)

McAdams: It’s time to teach blogging

January 8, 2010

By David Bulla

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Mindy McAdams, a journalism professor at the University of Florida, told a group of journalism educators Friday (Jan. 8, 2010) that they need to teach their students how to write blog posts. (more…)

A new birth of freedom

January 1, 2010

By David Bulla

Statue of Lincoln and son Tad in Richmond, Va. -- Photo by David Bulla

On this day 147 years ago, Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation became the law of the land. Few executive orders in our history have meant more than Lincoln’s proclamation. In essence, he changed the war cause from being only about reunion to being also about giving the nation’s slaves a new birth of freedom. (more…)