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Presenting the 16th Annual Muzzle Awards

By Dan Kennedy, assistant professor of journalism, Northeastern University When The Boston Phoenix ceased publication in March, I started casting about for a new home for the Muzzle Awards — an annual Fourth of July round-up of outrages against free speech in New England that I began writing in 1998, when I was on staff […]

A morally repugnant ban against a journalist

By Dan Kennedy, assistant professor of journalism, Northeastern University This past March, we celebrated when Secretary of State Hillary Clinton reversed a Bush-era ban on South African scholar Adam Habib, who had been prevented from traveling to the United States on unproven and undocumented charges that he was somehow tied to terrorism. Now the Obama administration […]