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So long John Edwards, the media hardly knew ya

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Carlos Miller Now that John Edwards has dropped out of the race, the corporate media can finally acknowledge his existence. Then go back to what they’ve been doing all along; hyping up the race between Hillary and Barack. As I mentioned in a previous post, the media is more ...
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Newark Police sued twice in one week over First Amendment issues

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Carlos Miller Using subpoena power that you think would be reserved for criminal investigations, Newark Police obtained the IP address of four police officers who posted anonymous criticisms against the department on a website that discusses local issues and politics, according to the ...

Dooces are wild and lawsuits are flying

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Carlos Miller With so many people losing their jobs over their blogs these days, it’s no wonder why South Florida blogger Rick was so insistent about remaining anonymous. On Monday, a Miami Realtor named Lucas Lechuga was fired over something he posted on his Real Estate blog, ...

Miami reporter sues police for false arrest

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In an incident that was captured on video, Local 10 reporter Jeff Weinsier was arrested in October on charges that he was “trespassing on school property”. However, the unedited video of the incident shows that at no point was Weinsier ever standing on school grounds. ...

Once hailed as an "activist", now accused of being an "elitist"

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Marc Sarnoff’s next memo to himself should be a reminder to think before he speaks. The Miami City Commissioner, who ran for office as a voice for the people, revealed that he is just as discriminatory against lower-income folks as any Miami politician who is in the pocket of ...
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Another New Jersey photographer gets arrested for photography

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New Jersey police have apparently taken on a Soprano-like attitude towards photographers. Today’s article is about a photographer from the Herald News, a paper based out of Passaic County, who was arrested after taking pictures of a house fire. Yesterday’s article is ...
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Editor sues Newark police after getting arrested over photographs

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Update: The photographer’s name is Geraldo Carlos. As of today, he has not been deported. Carlos Miller What is it they teach these officers in the police academy anyway? Obviously not basic First Amendment rights because these arrests continue to happen. But this case wi ...