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Finland No. 1, US sinks to 46th in global press freedom rankings
| Feb. 12, 2014
Posted on 02/13/2014 7:23:42 AM PST by gooblah
The U.S. plummeted 13 slots to 46th overall amid increased efforts to track down whistle-blowers and the sources of leaks, Reporters Without Borders warned in an annual report.
The trial and conviction of Private Bradley Manning and the pursuit of NSA analyst Edward Snowden were warnings to all those thinking of assisting in the disclosure of sensitive information that would clearly be in the public interest, the organization said.
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posted on 02/13/2014 7:23:42 AM PST
The irony is the corrupt press has never been happier.
posted on 02/13/2014 7:25:10 AM PST
Surprised it isn’t lower.
posted on 02/13/2014 7:27:22 AM PST
by Iron Munro
("Show me the man, and I'll show you the crime." - Lavrentiy Beria (& Eric Holder))
The press wants bailouts and its journalists kiss government arse in order to get Obama appointments and make us imagine how it is.
Welcome to the idiot affirmative action imagine society. No truth an no real story, just “imagine the people”.
posted on 02/13/2014 7:27:59 AM PST
(A well regulated gun being necessary to the state, the rights of the militia shall not be infringed)
We always knew this would happen under a left-wing regime.
posted on 02/13/2014 7:30:08 AM PST
There are plenty of reasons as to why the U.S. media rank so low, but the treatment of Bradley Manning shouldn’t be a consideration. Manning released classified information that placed U.S. military units unnecessarily in harm’s way.
posted on 02/13/2014 7:30:37 AM PST
(Obama is so far in over his head, even his ears are beneath the water level.)
great portrayals of the presstitutes
posted on 02/13/2014 7:32:33 AM PST
(Marx smelled bad and lived with his parents .)
I call BS! The two leakers listed were releasing classified information which has been a vilolation of USC for over 50 years. They just couldn’t say the Dems control and craft the MSM’s reporting -because they’re not allowed to!
posted on 02/13/2014 7:35:19 AM PST
A collection worth bookmarking . . .
posted on 02/13/2014 7:35:26 AM PST
(Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
Obama has done much more to place our military in harms way.
posted on 02/13/2014 7:40:28 AM PST
To: Iron Munro
I was going to post something, but I was afraid to...
Thank you to all the commie rats and the head rat!
posted on 02/13/2014 7:44:05 AM PST
by ronnie raygun
(zippy the a##clown sez..............................)
Court allowing the libel suit against Mark Steyn to go forward is a first amendment travesty.
posted on 02/13/2014 7:46:19 AM PST
(If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
Huh??! What do you mean?
"The press" has the freedom to worship Obama. /s
It is those riffraffs and malcontents in pajamas that Obama machine sic every possible alphabet agencies onto.....
posted on 02/13/2014 7:53:03 AM PST
by Sir Napsalot
(Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
Could that be because our press is mostly now a propaganda organ of the demoncratic party? Any objective observer can pretty much see if they don’t produce reports agreeable to the current regime they are villified and criminalized.
posted on 02/13/2014 8:05:42 AM PST
To: Jim Robinson
A FYI PING: This thread underscores your thread posted yesterday.
Looks like you hit pay dirt!
posted on 02/13/2014 8:17:13 AM PST
(Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
The American press.....paid Democrat liars.
posted on 02/13/2014 8:45:34 AM PST
("A crack shot and a good dancer")
It’s expected when the media is state owned.
posted on 02/13/2014 8:59:52 AM PST
>> The irony is the corrupt press has never been happier.
The MSM is the greatest threat to our Country.
posted on 02/16/2014 10:48:36 PM PST
by Gene Eric
(Don't be a statist!)
I believe this report could be true but how exactly do you quantify freedom? freedograms?
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