• St. Paul Mayor and Media Mum on Journalism Crackdown

    September 5, 2008

    In St. Paul this week, a new generation of media makers is under assault by the city’s mayor and law enforcement officers.

    These local officials think freedom of the press extends only to their allies in mainstream media.For the rest of us, practicing journalism is a crime.

  • America's Internet Future Looking Like Its Past

    March 21, 2008

    With news that AT&T and Verizon have just won the most significant chunks of available wireless spectrum, Americans face a future of more of the same: slower Internet speeds for prices that are far higher than what many people pay in Europe and Asia.