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Articles tagged First Amendment (14)

“Part of the reason we took this case on is that we have seen reports from across the country of public officials blocking their constituents on Twitter or Facebook.”
“Our hope is that we’ll be able to help those folks who need financial support to be able to bring on these cases that are really important for the press.”
“The news media have two bottom lines. One’s the fiscal bottom line — they have to make money to stay in business. The other one’s the civic bottom line.” Caroline O'Donovan
Plus: Snow Fall revisited, and the rest of the week’s media and tech reads.
“Even staunch free speech advocates recognize that these mugshot companies are, at the very least, distasteful. But, of course, the First Amendment does not allow the government to regulate content simply because it is distasteful.”
And you thought Twitter suspending @GuyAdams was bad. Governments can do much worse.
May 3, 2011