Is There Freedom “From” the Press?
November 4, 2015
When too much power is delegated to the news media under the interpretation of the First Amendment of the Constitution it can become arrogant, defiant, and destructive. The right of each individual to the protection of his or her own reputation from unjustified invasion and malicious attack should be fundamental, but is less protected than you might believe. Take a moment to read the basic words of the U.S. Constitution regarding the press. The First Amendment reads, "Congress shall make no law abridging the freedom of the press." It says no more, no less. It is well to note that it does no...
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