Freedom of the Press Viewing Guide
Freedom of the press is a fundamental liberty in the United States. Why was it included in the First Amendment?
- What is the role of freedom of the press in a self-governing society?
- What is the definition of “the press”?
- What did the Sedition Act of 1791 outlaw?
- What did the Supreme Court rule in Near v. Minnesota?
- What did the Supreme Court rule in New York Times v. United States?