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‘Enemies of the people?’ Simply, plainly – ‘no.’

As plainly and clearly as one can say or write this: Journalism and journalists are not "enemies of the people." A free press brings us the...
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What’s the ‘true threat’ to American journalism and democracy?

Threats to the survival of a free press seem much in the air these days, from the near daily online insults hurled from the...
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We Hate “False News” Even More Than We “Hate” On Social Media

We hate false information on social media even more than “hate speech” or personal attacks, says the 2018 State of the First Amendment survey released Thursday...

At the Supreme Court, a day of infamy for religious freedom

Inside the First Amendment June 21, 2018 At the Supreme Court, a day of infamy for religious freedom By Charles C. Haynes June 26, 2018 will be long...
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Hannity Hassle: Let’s apply ‘Five Ws and How’

Gene Policinski Inside the First Amendment Gene Policinski is president and chief operating officer of the Newseum Institute. He can be reached at gpolicinski@newseum.org, or follow him...

Protect journalists with the same laws that protect us all

Gene Policinski Inside the First Amendment Gene Policinski is chief operating officer of the Newseum Institute and senior vice president of the Institute’s First Amendment Center....

We’re a big part of the fix for ‘junk news’

Gene Policinski Inside the First Amendment Gene Policinski is chief operating officer of the Newseum Institute and senior vice president of the Institute’s First Amendment Center....
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Farewell to two free spirit, free speech icons

Gene Policinski Inside the First Amendment Gene Policinski is chief operating officer of the Newseum Institute and senior vice president of the Institute’s First Amendment Center. He can be reached at gpolicinski@newseum.org. Follow him on Twitter:...
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Survey: More Americans see less media bias — but why?

Gene Policinski Inside the First Amendment Gene Policinski is chief operating officer of the Newseum Institute. He can be reached at gpolicinski@newseum.org. Follow him on Twitter:...
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Montana millionaire charged with journalist assault – and headed for Congress?

Gene Policinski Inside the First Amendment Gene Policinski is chief operating officer of the Newseum Institute and senior vice president of the Institute’s First Amendment Center....