freedom of the press

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Noun1.freedom of the press - a right guaranteed by the First Amendment to the US Constitution
civil right - right or rights belonging to a person by reason of citizenship including especially the fundamental freedoms and privileges guaranteed by the 13th and 14th amendments and subsequent acts of Congress including the right to legal and social and economic equality
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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Malacanang has once again maintained that press freedom in the country remains intact despite the report that tagged the Philippines as one of the countries with least protection for media and non-governmental organizations.
The radio station run by the Catholic Church has deplored the Duterte administration's 'brazen act' in curtailing free speech and press freedom, following the revocation by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of the news website Rappler's license to operate.
Despite having some of the strongest legal protections for press freedom in the world, U.
Khartoum, 14 August (SUNA)- The President of the Sudan Press Freedom Organizations, Dr Najeeb Adam Gamar-Eddin, said he believed press freedoms in the Sudan are expanding towards the better, particularly after the National Dialogue Conference, an impetus to better press freedoms in the country.
We pay rich tributes to journalists who sacrificed their lives in the line of duty Chairperson District Council Attock Eman Tahirsaid talking to newsmen here at her residence on the occasion of 'World Press Freedom Day'.
By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO - 03 May 2017: Media workers suffer character assassination, sexual assault, detention, injuries and even death, which requires everyone to stand up for the public's right to truth, Secretary-General of United Nations (UN) AntEnio Guterres said on visualized message Wednesday to mark World Press Freedom Day.
KUWAIT, May 3 (KUNA) -- Kuwait is currently the top country in press freedom among GCC states and the third in the Arab World, said official at the Ministry of Information.
ISLAMABAD -- World Press Freedom Day will be mark on May 3 (Wednesday) across the globe including Pakistan to inform the international community that freedom of the press and freedom of expression are fundamental human rights.
A delegation from Doha Centre for Media Freedom, led by acting director-general Abdulrahman Nasser al-Obaidan, is currently in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta to participate in Unesco's World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) event.
Free Speech and Unfree News: The Paradox of Press Freedom in America
The aim of the day is to celebrate press freedom and to raise awareness about the significance of free media in society.
More than 1000 media practitioners and stake holders, including representatives of governments called on UNESCOs 195 Member States to reaffirm that press freedom and the right to information are essential for a free, independent and pluralistic media and crucial to the advancement of human rights and sustainable development.