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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I know not by what logic it could be maintained, that the declarations in the State constitutions, in favor of the freedom of the press, would be a constitutional impediment to the imposition of duties upon publications by the State legislatures.
A power to destroy the freedom of the press, the trial by jury, or even to regulate the course of descents, or the forms of conveyances, must be very singularly expressed by the terms "to raise money for the general welfare.
By this, the long wished-for opportunity was offered to "True" Socialism of confronting the political movement with the Socialist demands, of hurling the traditional anathemas against liberalism, against representative government, against bourgeois competition, bourgeois freedom of the press, bourgeois legislation, bourgeois liberty and equality, and of preaching to the masses that they had nothing to gain, and everything to lose, by this bourgeois movement.
There is something in what you say, my good friend, and what do we meet for but to speak our minds--freedom of opinion, freedom of the press, liberty--that kind of thing?
The very general toleration of foreign religions, the regard paid to the means of education, the freedom of the press, the facilities offered to all foreigners, and especially, as I am bound to add, to every one professing the humblest pretensions to science, should be recollected with gratitude by those who have visited Spanish South America.
If advertisements are stopped as a punishment by the authorities, it is against freedom of the press and freedom of expression.
The murder of an investigative journalist that was probably linked to his work represents a serious attack on the freedom of the press, according to AmCham.
We want to emphasize that your DOJ respects freedom of the press.
She reiterated the US' commitment to continuing to support the freedom of the press, which is designed to both ensure transparency and helps the government formulate its policies.
In a note accompanying the tweet saying this, Flynt talked about the freedom of the press under other American presidents and said that although many of them were not open to the idea of press freedom, Donald Trump was more hostile than anyone else.
He also said freedom of the press and independence of the media are the essential pillars of a pluralistic society based on respect for human rights and civil liberties, said a statement from the Presidency of the Republic.
It shows that freedom of speech and the freedom of the press have taken root in our society and politicians like Papadopoulos will not be allowed to turn the clock back to avoid answering awkward questions.

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