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Existing Libel Laws Protect the Right to Speak Freely – For All of Us

Make no mistake: The impact of chilling or weakening the Times legal protections will reach into every home, every cellphone and every social media post.
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First Five Podcast: A conversation with a college journalist

The third in a series of episodes exploring student journalism and celebrating 2019’s Year of the Student Journalist.
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Power Shift Project Releases Report on #MeToo’s Impact on Media

Power Shift Summit 2.0 brought together more than 100 editors, reporters and experts to assess what’s changed since revelations of sexual harassment rocked the media industry.
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