Monday, December 13, 2004

Free press isn't a universal concept

Over at, Jane Novak writes about the treatment of newspaper editors and staffers at "opposition" press in Yemen. If you're looking for perspective, the facts in this piece are stunning - while her comparison of "big media stories" in this country being of the Dan Rather variety is probably a little egregious (though not too far off base), it should make Americans realize the freedoms that we do have, as compared to people living half a world away.


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