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    scandalous news about the government, the Supreme Court has played its part in constructing the precedent for freedom of speech cases today. Cases such as New York Times Co. v. Sullivan and New York Times Co. v. United States enforced publications rights to be the voice for the people and responsibilities to make sure that the people’s voices will be heard. When in 1735 that John Zenger was put on trial for “seditious libel,” for publishing inflammatory words against the royal governor of the New York

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    disillusioned with Freudian psychology. He was then fired after he tried advancing his own theories (Masson v. New Yorker Magazine, 1991). Janet Malcolm, an author and contributor to New Yorker Magazine, recorded many interviews with Masson and wrote an article containing many lengthy quotes about his relationship with the Sigmund Freud Archives (Masson v. New Yorker Magazine, 1991). Masson had warned New Yorker Magazine’s fact checker Nancy Franklin about many inaccuracies, but the article was published

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    Defamation Law: Libel And Slander

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    for the purpose of defaming a living person. Now there have been hundreds of cases of libel in the United States. Some significant court cases are ones like New York Times Co. v Sullivan 376 U.S. 254 (1964). This case was about the alleged libel of Montgomery, Alabama. Commissioner L. B. Sullivan in the New York Times Magazine. The New York times supported Martin Luther King Jr. and his innocence in an alleged perjusry charge, Dr. king was accused of lieing under oath. This court case was one of the

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    The First Amendment and its Impact on Media

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    Works Cited Hinckley, David. "D.C.'s Puzzling Decency Commission." Daily News (New York). April 12, 2001. 45 http://www.ssbb.com/basic.html Miller v. California. 413 U.S. 15 (1973) Argued January 18-19, 1972. Reargued November 7, 1972. Decided June 21, 1973 New York Times Co. v. Sullivan. 376 U.S. 254 (1964) Argued January 6, 1964. Decided March 9, 1964. Reno, Attorney General of the United States, et al. v. American Civil Liberties Union et al. 000 U.S. 96-511 (1997) Argued March 19, 1997

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    New York Times

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    The New York Times v. Sullivan The 1st amendment gives us the freedom of speech, religion, petition and assembly. It also gives us the freedom of the press. The Press is granted the right to publish news, information and opinions without government getting involved. In this case, this right is questioned. New York Times V. Sullivan is an important landmark case because it protects the press from libel action for making false statements about public officials, unless, they were made with actual malice

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    the best news possible. There are problems that surround this profession. One problem is libel/ slander suits. Libel is posting comments about someone where other people can see it and trying to hurt their reputation by doing that. Slander is the same thing but it’s not written. Another problem is reporters refusing to reveal sources and being held in contempt of court. The last but not least problem is plagiarism. Libel/Slander A case that surrounds libel is the case of British Sun v. Cameron

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    Hustler Magazine v. Falwell Taylor, 1 Hustler Magazine v. Falwell ? public figures protected from libel Jordan Taylor Liberty High School 3AB We would not live in the world we live in today if it weren?t for the contributions from the Hustler Magazine v. Falwell case. We live in a society nowadays that all the media does is make up crazy rumors insults about celebrities. Hustler Magazine v. Falwell made that possible by siding with the magazine company in regard that the

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    investment capital was $400,000. Muhammed claimed that he was not a terrorist, nor a practicing Muslim, and he had never been considered as Connor’s potential health care cabinet appointee. Moreover, he has met Connor personally on only two occasions, both times during fundraising events relating to the delegalization of assisted suicide. Muhammed sued COMQWEST for defamation, but COMQWEST argued that Muhammed was a Limited Purpose Public Figure (LPPF), so he had to prove the COMQWEST acted with actual malice

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    include their freedoms. And so, on September 25, 1789 Congress passed the first ten amendments, which were later ratified on December 15, 1791. The Bill of Rights was created by the Founding Fathers with the intent of restricting the powers of the new national government. The Bill of Rights, however, consists of 10 amendments. The first of the amendments was written because the people at America’s establishment wanted their basic freedoms guaranteed. Thus, the first freedoms guaranteed to citizens

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    to require the clearance of every editorial. Additionally, the dean of students has warned against a planned rally to protest lavish spending. This protest is not school-sponsored speech, but student speech that occurs in school premises. In Tinker v. Des Moines Ind. Sch. Dist., the Supreme Court ruled that speech must be tolerated unless it “substantially interfere[s] with the work of the school or impinge[s] upon the rights of other students.” Here the question is on the justification of the school

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