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How COVID-19 gives cover to press crackdowns the world over

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By MAE ANDERSON

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U.S. Democrat governors' and mayors' crackdowns are despicable.

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I'm sure they are doing it to stop COVID-19.

Freedom of press may is dangerous during a pandemic, because it makes people talk with each other about the news, and speaking transmits the virus.

Not to mention that news that say things like "this has nothing to do with the pandemic" or say anything not approved by the government are dangerous fake news, and in the middle of a pandemic these people should just dissapear in the middle of the night for the safety of all.

Journalists who are political prisoners who die, they probably just die of COVID-19.

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Shall we look at our own place first ?

in Japan, journalists are little more then copywriters, avoiding any critical comments which could bring them in hot water.

Mao no need for a “ clampdown “ as self censorship takes care of it, editors do the rest

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