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PBC News & Comment: On Freedom of Expression, Actions Speak Louder than Words

While governments and media giants pay lip service to free expression, France arrests 54 dissidents, NY Times refuses to run cartoon…..

–as millions of copies of Charlie Hebdo are snapped up, France arrests 54 people, none accused are terrorism suspects

NY Times public editor tweaks her bosses, says it should publish the new cartoon

–Britain’s Cameron wants to ban texting services like WhatsApp and Snapchat because the government can’t monitor them

–at what point does an American who supports jihad lose his First Amendment rights? Jason Leopold reports at VICE on Samir Khan’s FBI file

–Don Siegelman held incommunicado as Atlanta appeals court hears arguments for a new trial; read the LegalSchnauzer post here.

–Virginia re-elects lawmaker re-elected after conviction for contributing to delinquency of a minor