Be thankful

“Journalists Face Prison Over Reporting George Pell Sex-Abuse Conviction,” The Wall Street Journal, March 26, 2019.  Australian journalists defy judge’s gag order over the conviction of a Cardinal for sex abuse.

Prior restraints on speech and the press are largely prohibited in the US, due to Constitutional protections.  But that’s not universal.

All four major vectors touched: Governance (who’s in charge? what controls?), Information (a criminal conviction of a priest for child sex abuse), Compliance (journalists complying, vel non, with a court order), and Use (by the journalists).

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Filed under Theme Four: Use, Theme One: Information, Theme Three: Compliance, Theme Two: Governance

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