The US ranks 47 on Reporters Without Borders’ World Press Freedom Index
Coming in at the top two spots are Finland and Norway.
Coming just before the US: Tawain, Comoros and South Korea.
Just after: Argentina, Romania and Latvia.
The United States (47th) also owed its fall of 27 places to the many arrests of journalist covering Occupy Wall Street protests.
by Rabbi Rebecca Schorr, guest contributor
Each December, parents at my children’s public school are…
A page from my pocket doodle book. Done with a ballpoint pen. http://offkilterart.blogspot.com
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The audience let out a very audible groan, and Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) was caught on the C-SPAN camera doing the rimshot gesture.
Would you look at that, the merry old man himself! One of our (favorite) Christmas pictures in LIFE’s history — see more here.