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Thursday, February 03, 2005

Scary stuff
U.S. students say press freedoms go too far
Mon Jan 31, 7:20 AM ET

Top Stories - USATODAY.com
By Greg Toppo, USA TODAY
One in three U.S. high school students say the press ought to be more restricted, and even more say the government should approve newspaper stories before readers see them, according to a survey being released today.

The survey of 112,003 students finds that 36% believe newspapers should get "government approval" of stories before publishing; 51% say they should be able to publish freely; 13% have no opinion.

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