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Ariane de Vogue / CNN:
The US Supreme Court declines to revisit the landmark 1964 First Amendment decision in New York Times v. Sullivan, with Justice Clarence Thomas dissenting
Kevin Rector / Los Angeles Times:
Journalists covering abortion rights protests in Los Angeles on Friday say police used physical force to deny them access, ignoring newly expanded protections
Javier Garza Ramos / Nieman Reports:
A reporter in Mexico describes how “gringo style” shootings, like the random lone shooter events in the US, are covered in Mexico, where they rarely occur
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