Inside the First Amendment

Corrections Should Be Seen As Good Things, Not Weapons For Critics

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To err is human — but, it would seem, corrections are not seen by many as divine.
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Can social media be “fixed”?

Executives from Twitter, Facebook and Google testified before Congress. Again.
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Can Brennan make a First Amendment case? Yes, to ‘us’

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Our freedom of speech is most protected when we chose to speak out on matters of public concern.
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‘Enemies of the people?’ Simply, plainly — ‘no.’

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Most journalists put their personal preferences aside in doing their job, looking for a good story regardless of political implications.
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Trump’s Heightened Attacks on the Media are an Affront to the First Amendment

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Yesterday, David Kaye, UN special rapporteur and IACHR special rapporteur, Edison Lanza, issued a joint statement.
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The First Amendment was Meant for Times Like Now

Fighting Fake News: How to Outsmart Trolls and Troublemakers

The First Amendment’s protections of a free press were not intended to simply be nice words on parchment or on stone.
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Does it really matter that Americans don’t know exactly what the First Amendment says?

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Americans are generally aware that the First Amendment gives them the right to express themselves but are pretty fuzzy on its actual details.
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We Hate “False News” Even More Than We Hate “Hate” On Social Media

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The 2018 State of the First Amendment survey found that the more we know about our First Amendment freedoms, the less likely we are to agree with placing limits on those freedoms.
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