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USA to Host World Press Freedom Day (via The Mad Hatters)

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An extraordinary story brought to you by another champion of media freedom, Duncan Robertson, sitting at the head of the table at the Mad Hatters tea party.

USA to Host World Press Freedom Day The US Department of State issued a Press Release yesterday to announce that the USA will be hosting Unesco’s World Press Freedom Day event in 2011, from May 1 – May 3 in Washington, D.C. The Press Release points out that . . UNESCO is the only UN agency with the mandate to promote freedom of expression and its corollary, freedom of the press. [my emphasis] For sheer hypocrisy, given the current US reaction to Wikileaks, one would be hard pushed … Read More

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Written by Peter Reynolds

December 8, 2010 at 9:52 pm