[Foundation-l] [Wikinews-l] Proposal for the creation of a Wikinews foundation
wikimail at inbox.org
Wed Aug 22 01:15:38 UTC 2007
On 8/21/07, Thomas Dalton <thomas.dalton at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 22/08/07, Anthony <wikimail at inbox.org> wrote:
> > On 8/21/07, Thomas Dalton <thomas.dalton at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > > What are the legal benefits of being in the US? And compared to where?
> > > > >
> > > > Freedom of the press? Pretty much anywhere else?
> > >
> > > The US is unique in have a free press? That sounds unlikely...
> > >
> > "Sounds unlikely"? That's a strange way to put it.
> Strange? It's called an "understatement".
OK, substitute "strange" with "useless".
> Anyway, I did a little research. Accord to the most recent (2006)
> Press Freedom index by the Reporters Without Borders
> (http://www.rsf.org/rubrique.php3?id_rubrique=639), the US is 53rd.
> It's one of the worst developed nations for press freedom.
That, on the other hand, is "useful".
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