The Story You Should Be Reading

We are not accustomed to writing about ourselves, but an urgent issue has arisen that warrants comment. On Sept. 13, The McGraw-Hill Companies, publisher of BUSINESS WEEK, received a fax from the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio barring us from publishing an article. This was the first time in our 66-year history that we have ever been forced by the government to pull a story. This action is a most egregious attempt to curtail the free flow of information essential not only for intelligent political discourse but also for rational economic decision-making.

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