The Philadelphia Inquirer, USA Today, and the Pasadena Star-News on FIRE
March 3, 2004
Universities still do not comprehend that their contempt for free speech places them far, far outside of the mainstream of American public opinion. In particular, they seem continually surprised that the media, who live or die by the Bill of Rights, understand freedom of expression full well. The March 1 lead editorial of The Philadelphia Inquirer, an editorial in today's USA Today, and yet another editorial in the Pasadena Star-News offer a compelling textbook education, if academic administrators are willing to listen, in the relationship of higher education and freedom of speech.
- Read USA Today, PDF, 37.3 KB
- Read The Philadelphia Inquirer, PDF, 65.4 KB
- Read the Pasadena Star-News, PDF, 59.3 KB