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Yahoo Fires News Guy Who Said The Romneys Are 'Happy To Have A Party With Black People Drowning'

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Politico's Dylan Byers reports that Yahoo News has fired Washington bureau chief David Chalian after he was caught on an ABC hot mic saying, in vulgar terms, that Mitt and Ann Romney were unconcerned with the fate of the residents of New Orleans in Hurricane Issac.  "Feel free to say, 'They're not concerned at...
Yahoo Fires News Guy Who Said The Romneys Are 'Happy To Have A Party With Black People Drowning'

Watchdog names 40 ‘predators of the press’

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PARIS (AFP) – Media watchdog Reporters Without Borders named Monday the world's 40 worst "predators of the press" including politicians, religious leaders and militias to mark World Press Freedom Day."They are powerful, dangerous, violent and above the law," the Paris-based watchdog RSF said. "These predators of press freedom have the...
Watchdog names 40 ‘predators of the press’

Google criticizes Russian authorities over service blockages and non-transparent blacklisting procedures

thenextweb.com
In less than a month since the Russian authorities created the blacklist of websites distributing illegal content, Google’s services have been put there and blocked several times. Since November 1, Russian media watchdog Roskomnadzor can order local hosting providers and ISPs to block access to any website by putting it...
Google criticizes Russian authorities over service blockages and non-transparent blacklisting procedures
South Korean government moves to censor racist remarks online

Internet freedom 'under threat from hasty legislation in UK and US'

www.guardian.co.uk
The head of a media watchdog says governments worldwide are trying to restrict internet freedom in the name of securityGovernments across the world – including those in the US and UK – are posing a threat to internet freedom through "hasty" legislation passed due to security fears, the head of...
Internet freedom 'under threat from hasty legislation in UK and US'
Twitter cooperating with Russian authorities to ban users for promoting illegal websites
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