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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...
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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...

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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Student Journalism: More Needed Than Ever

In more communities today than ever, student publications are doing double-duty — reporting news of schools and surrounding communities — and doing both well. As...
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On Campus Speech: Thanks, Mr. President — But No Thanks

Gene Policinski is president and chief operating officer of the Freedom Forum Institute. He can be reached at gpolicinski@freedomforum.org, or...
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A Growing List: 2019 Threats to First Amendment Freedoms

First Amendment threats and defenses have, for much of the past 100 years, largely focused on protecting individual speech — the rights of any...

We’re divided in new ways over our core First Amendment freedoms

Gene Policinski is president and chief operating officer of the Freedom Forum Institute. Email him at gpolicinski@freedomforum.org and follow him on Twitter...
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For our freedoms, is a ‘C+’ grade good enough?

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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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...

Google v. Oracle: Tech battle ultimately about free speech

Gene Policinski is president and chief operating officer of the Freedom Forum Institute. Email him at gpolicinski@freedomforum.org and follow him...