Freedom of the press

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks during the daily press briefing at the White House, Wednesday, May 9, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 09, 2018 - 5:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In his latest volley against the free press, President Donald Trump on Wednesday suggested that reporters have their credentials revoked for reporting negative news about him, calling such reporting "fake." In a tweet, Trump complained that "despite the tremendous success we are...
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May 09, 2018 - 8:54 am
QUEENSBURY, N.Y. (AP) — A New York judge has dismissed littering charges filed against a newspaper publisher after complaints from people who didn't like the paper's political coverage or how it was delivered. The Post-Star says Queensbury Town Justice Michael Muller ruled that the "This Week"...
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May 09, 2018 - 8:30 am
QUEENSBURY, N.Y. (AP) — A New York judge has dismissed littering charges filed against a newspaper publisher after complaints launched by people who didn't like the paper's political coverage. The Post-Star says Queensbury Town Justice Michael Muller has ruled that the paper, called "This Week," is...
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Reuters journalist Wa Lone gives thumbs-up from a police truck as he leaves a court after their trial Wednesday, May 2, 2018, Yangon, Myanmar. The judge in the trial of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar rejected on Wednesday a prosecution request to throw out the testimony of a police whistleblower who had told the court that the reporters, facing charges of possessing state secrets, had been set up by the authorities. (AP Photo/Thein Zaw)
May 02, 2018 - 6:59 am
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — The judge in the trial of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar rejected on Wednesday a prosecution request to throw out the testimony of a police whistleblower who had told the court that the reporters, facing charges of possessing state secrets, had been set up by the...
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May 02, 2018 - 5:01 am
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — The judge in the trial of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar rejected on Wednesday a prosecution request to throw out the testimony of a police whistleblower who had told the court that the reporters, facing charges of possessing state secrets, had been set up by the...
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FILE - In this March 24, 2018 file photo, Michelle Wolf arrives at the 6th Annual Hilarity For Charity Los Angeles Variety Show at the Hollywood Palladium n Los Angeles. White House aides, reporters and other famous-for-Washington types are set to gather without President Donald Trump to toast press freedom. It’s the second White House Correspondents’ Association dinner in a row without Trump. Wolf is on tap to deliver what’s traditionally been a roast of the administration and the press. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)
April 28, 2018 - 11:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the annual White House Correspondents Association dinner (all times local): 11:30 p.m. If President Donald Trump isn't comfortable being the target of jokes, comedian Michelle Wolf gave him and others plenty of reasons to squirm Saturday night. Wolf cracked, "It's...
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FILE - In this March 24, 2018 file photo, Michelle Wolf arrives at the 6th Annual Hilarity For Charity Los Angeles Variety Show at the Hollywood Palladium n Los Angeles. White House aides, reporters and other famous-for-Washington types are set to gather without President Donald Trump to toast press freedom. It’s the second White House Correspondents’ Association dinner in a row without Trump. Wolf is on tap to deliver what’s traditionally been a roast of the administration and the press. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)
April 28, 2018 - 11:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House aides, reporters and other famous-for-Washington types were set to gather without President Donald Trump to toast press freedom. It was to be the second White House Correspondents' Association dinner in a row without the president. Trump posted on Facebook this past...
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FILE - In this March 24, 2018 file photo, Michelle Wolf arrives at the 6th Annual Hilarity For Charity Los Angeles Variety Show at the Hollywood Palladium n Los Angeles. White House aides, reporters and other famous-for-Washington types are set to gather without President Donald Trump to toast press freedom. It’s the second White House Correspondents’ Association dinner in a row without Trump. Wolf is on tap to deliver what’s traditionally been a roast of the administration and the press. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)
April 28, 2018 - 11:31 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House aides, reporters and other famous-for-Washington types were set to gather without President Donald Trump to toast press freedom. It was to be the second White House Correspondents' Association dinner in a row without the president. Trump posted on Facebook this past...
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FILE - In this March 24, 2018 file photo, Michelle Wolf arrives at the 6th Annual Hilarity For Charity Los Angeles Variety Show at the Hollywood Palladium n Los Angeles. White House aides, reporters and other famous-for-Washington types are set to gather without President Donald Trump to toast press freedom. It’s the second White House Correspondents’ Association dinner in a row without Trump. Wolf is on tap to deliver what’s traditionally been a roast of the administration and the press. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)
April 28, 2018 - 11:28 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House aides, reporters and other famous-for-Washington types are set to gather without President Donald Trump to toast press freedom. It'll be the second White House Correspondents' Association dinner without Trump. He posted on Facebook this week that he'll be at a Saturday...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 14, 2018 file photo, staff working for the Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival work as an election campaign banner of Egyptian presidential candidate President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, with partial translation of Arabic that reads, "for safety, stability, and moving forward for our beloved Egypt, we support President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi," hangs on a building in front of them, in Cairo. State censors have banned a play, that is part of the festival, the day of its Cairo premiere, saying it could not be shown without the removal of five scenes. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty, File)
March 18, 2018 - 11:33 am
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's state censors prohibited the performance of a play just hours before its Sunday premiere in Cairo, the latest episode in authorities' unrelenting crackdown on free speech. Director Ahmed El Attar cancelled the Sunday and Monday showings of Before The Revolution, a two-actor...
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