Posts By PCIM

Jeff Cohen: “Magical Thinking” When U.S. Drops the Bombs

Jeff Cohen: “Magical Thinking” When U.S. Drops the Bombs

Jeff Cohen appeared on Free Speech TV’s “Just Solutions” this month to speak about wartime censorship in United States news media. While today’s empathetic coverage of Ukrainian civilians provides appropriate emphasis on the non-combatant casualties of war, such...

Protecting Democracy with the Local Journalism Initiative

Protecting Democracy with the Local Journalism Initiative

Local news media “have been the foundation of the American free press, and political democracy, since 1776,” providing the “lion’s share of original reporting upon which all other news media depend.” But local journalism of the past 200 years has seen a rapid decline...

Why Hatemongers Should Have Free Speech Rights

Why Hatemongers Should Have Free Speech Rights

Hate speech is increasingly discouraged and banned by institutions and media platforms across the globe — but allowing for open discussion, without censorship or ostracization, is essential to democracy. Civil liberties expert Nadine Strossen discussed the crucial...