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Newspapers censor Bono’s ‘fucking’ gaffe
Why does our ostensibly “free” press insist on acting like prudes or cowards when reporting stories for which it’s vital that readers learn someone said “fuck” rather than an undefined “expletive”?
The FCC’s ‘broadcast indecency’ rules: Still, well, bullshit
| March 12, 2008
A few hours after the Massachusetts SJC upheld his 2005 triumph in a libel case against the Boston Herald , Superior Court judge Ernest Murphy waxed dramatic.
The SJC’s libel ruling won’t cripple the media — but it could seriously hurt the Herald
| May 09, 2007
I can’t remember the last time so many commentators from diverse points of view got together in a kumbaya circle.
Letters to the Boston editor: April 27, 2007
BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS
| April 25, 2007
Mass Secretary of energy and environmental affairs responds
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
| April 19, 2007
Nouveau Jim Crow
Would Governor Mitt Romney or Attorney General Thomas Reilly call for a public or legislative vote to end slavery if it still existed in Massachusetts or the United States?
Those who favor another vote on gay marriage are 21st-Century crackers
| July 07, 2006
Don't be spooked
The move to make gay marriage unconstitutional should haunt people of good will. Oppose the Federal Marriage Amendment? Sign the petition .
Bush and Romney can slow same-sex marriage, but they can’t stop it
| June 08, 2006
Gay meant guilty
On April 8, 1981, Wayne Healy, a 29-year-old gay man, was convicted of brutally murdering his former brother-in-law during a sexual encounter.
How gay-history experts could help free a man convicted of murder 25 years ago
| May 05, 2006
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