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It appears they are attempting something much bigger and more difficult: they are claiming the central allegations of the Washington Post story are false.


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Laura Poitras turns her camera on the WikiLeaks founder for an unsparing portrait that exposes his retrograde views on women.

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There’s Not Much to Celebrate on World Press Freedom Day

That countries around the world are cracking down on freedom of the media shouldn't be news, but, this year, it is.


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How the State of Russian Media Becomes the State of International Media

There’s a connection between violence against journalists and violence against journalism.

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Would-Be Trump Official Tries to Whitewash His Pro-Clinton Past

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