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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…

piracy

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…

Blumenthal

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…