Posts Tagged 'journalism'

Abramson considers post-9/11 secrecy complex detrimental to free press

Abramson considers post-9/11 secrecy complex detrimental to free press

“We believe in democracy; we believe in freedom; we believe in peace,” said President Franklin Delano Roosevelt at the end of his 1936 “I Hate War” address at Chautauqua. FDR was campaigning for re-election at the time, and conveyed in the speech his attitude toward the brewing international conflicts that would come to a head in World War II.

Şener: In Turkey, politicians use force instead of dialogue

Şener: In Turkey, politicians use force instead of dialogue

Nedim Şener is looking forward to seeing his wife and 10-year-old daughter when he returns to Turkey. However, his time with his family will be brief; Şener goes to trial in one month and faces seven to 15 years in prison. Held without bail, he will be allowed to see his family for 45 minutes per week.

His crime? Publicly criticizing the Turkish government.