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First Five Newsletter: January 9, 2020

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Libel lawsuit against California, 2020 resolutions, Facebook banning videos of deepfake content and more.
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2020: The year to support, defend – and trust – our free press

2020 resolution

In 2020, in order to defend and support that core freedom, we will need to confront in real ways the storm of disinformation, news manipulation and dwindling ranks of journalism that’s been building for nearly a decade.
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First Five Newsletter: December 19, 2019

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Recap of 2019’s First Amendment issues, Americans basic rights under siege, Reporters Without Borders annual round-up and more.
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We’re divided in new ways over our core First Amendment freedoms

First Amendment

Recap the controversial and multi-faceted First Amendment issues of 2019, from a Black Lives Matter activist lawsuit, the Ukraine-Biden investigation controversy, regulatory threats over political advertising and beyond.
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First Five Newsletter: December 12, 2019

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Public officials nationalist sentiments of religious holidays, visa applicants to submit social media handles, upcoming events and more.
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Baby Jesus Wasn’t a Patriotic American

Christmas Nativity

Religious communities should be concerned when public officials, including those in the White House, use religious holidays like Christmas to stoke nationalist sentiments among their Twitter followers.
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First Five Newsletter: December 5, 2019

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Bill of Rights Day, protest meaning no protection, polls affecting impeachment coverage and more
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’Tis the Season for Celebrating Freedom

Bill of Rights Day Feature

Celebrate Bill of Rights Day on Dec. 15 by breaking the cycle of ignorance and misinformation that threatens our five fundamental freedoms.
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First Five Newsletter: November 21, 2019

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Limits to free speech, Trump’s attacking tweets, artificial intelligence-powered software and more.
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When words speak louder than actions

Choose Your Words

The First Amendment may protect our right to speak freely, but it does have limits.
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