Press freedom in the news 9/11/08

The Web site OneWorld has continued coverage of the release of filmmaker Andrew Berends, who is back in the United States after being detained in Nigeria since August 31. Berends is safely at home after a week of questioning by the Nigerian military; however his translator Samuel George is still under scrutiny from the authorities.

Also on the Web today, the Hit &Run blog at Reason has a posting about Russia’s censorship of and continued violence against journalists and how it relates to the press situation in the United States.