“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” The first amendment foundation of the intersection of government and media and has played an influential role throughout mass communication.
Write a journal of 2 or more full double-spaced pages with 1 inch margins and 12 point font, using paragraphs for each response, in which you in which you:
- Describe what freedom of the press means to you in the context of mass communication
- Share if you believe freedom of speech is still relevant in today’s world, and share why or why not. Be specific and include examples to support your viewpoint.
- Of all the other laws and regulations you read about in chapter 15, select one other law you found interesting, and share one influence you believe it has had on mass communication.