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On Saturday, August 29, the Los Angeles Press Club honored video journalist Paul Detrick of Reason magazine for his brilliant, 2019 documentary, The War on Backpage.com Is a War on Sex Workers, awarding it second place for best investigative journalism…

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Ruling strictly on procedural grounds, a three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently dismissed a challenge to the federal government’s seizure of millions of dollars in assets belonging to longtime publishers and journalists Michael Lacey and Jim…

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In an ironic, man-bites-dog moment, the Radio Television Digital News Foundation (RTDNF), a non-profit trade organization, bestowed its 2020 “First Amendment Defender Award” to U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut on March 5, the same day Blumenthal and fellow sponsors…

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They are mothers, daughters, sons, sisters, brothers and lovers. They were strangled, shot, raped and beaten to death. Some overdosed or took their own lives. Others survived with trauma and lasting scars. They all will be remembered Tuesday, December 17…