May 20-27 was a week that left journalists, world leaders and many Americans shaking their heads. By Lena Williams Indeed, the week of May 20-27 may well be remembered for a series of incidents that either emboldened or undermined the rights of a free press, along with Americans’ right to know.
By Lena Williams It was shaping up to be a major courtroom showdown between the federal government and Twitter in a battle over freedom of speech. The US Customs and Border Protection Service was demanding that Twitter hand over the identity of and information about an anonymous account that had posted messages critical of the […]
By Lena Williams, Guild-CWA :: How do you measure a year? In minutes, hours, days, months? Journalists often measure a year by news events, the everyday occurrences that capture our attention, divide us, unite us and make us think. By the good, the bad, the ugly. The highs and lows. One month into 2015, Right […]