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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

via The Mad Hatters

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Written by Peter Reynolds

December 8, 2010 at 9:52 pm

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  1. bloody hilarious!

    Nick

    December 8, 2010 at 10:28 pm

  2. Are they now goading us or something?

    *slaps head*

    Jason (HomeGrown Outlaw)

    December 9, 2010 at 1:47 am

  3. USA to Host World Press Freedom Day (via The Mad Hatters) « Peter ……

    Here at World Spinner we are debating the same thing……

    World Spinner

    December 9, 2010 at 9:53 am

  4. Oh, the irony!

    buddyhell

    December 9, 2010 at 10:28 am

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