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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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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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Making the Web, Social Media ‘Better’ Places — with Caution

We'd all like a "better" internet in terms of privacy, politeness, taste and safety. And who would oppose eliminating false or misleading information from...
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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....
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Time to Stand up for Journalists, for the Pursuit of Truth

Unlike most of Time magazine's "Person of the Year" designees since 1927, we can be certain none of those featured this year on that...
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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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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...
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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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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...

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....