Freedom of the Press | BRI’s Homework Help Series
What do you think of when you hear the words "free press"? The Founders believed the freedom of the press was an important bulwark in a free society. Learn more about the history of the First Amendment as well as some landmark Supreme Court cases involving press freedom with this Homework Help video.
BRI’s Homework Help Series Video Playlist
Short, classroom ready videos covering U.S. History, Government, and Civics topics
The Bill of Rights and Freedoms of the Press, Assembly, and Petition
First Amendment freedoms like press, assembly, and petition are essential to self-government. The Founders saw these freedoms as a bulwark of free, republican government and a means of assuring justice.
Freedom of the Press
Explore various landmark court cases where the right to a free press was tested. Freedom of the Press is essential to the maintenance of free government and is guaranteed by the first amendment. Learn more about this right in the cases below.