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.
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 you intend to make a statement about freedom of the press in Turkey, please do not be "concerned.
There would be no freedom of speech, no freedom of the press, no freedom of religion, and the right to vote would be meaningless.
Despite the consensus to reject the articles that hijack the freedom of the press and journalists by the law, they confirmed that they are not against the law and that they will hold a discussion with the state, through a legal memorandum, on the importance of eliminating the articles that suppress the freedom of the press.
BEIRUT: Three winners from the Arab world were awarded the Samir Kassir Award for Freedom of the Press in a ceremony held by the Samir Kassir Foundation Tuesday, on the 10th anniversary of the renowned journalist's assassination.
But with freedom of the press comes responsibility.
While there is no doubt that freedom of expression and freedom of the press are conceptually, textually, and functionally linked in our constitutional framework, (12) this does not necessitate the conclusion that the latter concept should be entirely subsumed by the former.
The report listed violations against journalists in Egypt, Tunisia, Libya, Yemen and the downturn suffered by freedom of the press, confronting various types of regimes, including the role of the federation and media amid the continuing violence against them.
If we are lucky, the nearest we get to freedom of the Press, or indeed, of speech, is a letter in the local paper.

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