- Access to Courtrooms
Although the First Amendment doesn't mention freedom of access to courtrooms, including proceedings and records, the Supreme Court has held that the public...
- American Society of News Editors
The American Society of News Editors (ASNE), founded in 1922, concerns itself with issues of importance to newspaper editors, their profession, and journalism...
Blogging implicates many First Amendment issues. These include whether bloggers are protected by shield laws, like journalists; anonymous defamatory messages;...
TV coverage of Congress was limited for decades until a rule change allowed congressional committee to set their own rules for television coverage. Founded in...
- Cameras in the Courtroom
Allowing cameras in courtrooms has stirred controversy and led to Supreme Court decisions in First Amendment cases. Opponents say cameras distract participants...
- Classified Documents
The Supreme Court in 1971 ruled that the government cannot restrain in advance the press from publishing classified documents under the First Amendment. Recent...
- Confidential Sources
Many state and federal courts recognize a reporters’ privilege to not reveal confidential sources, but each jurisdiction varies in the level of protection....
- Fleeting Expletives and Fleeting Nudity
A Supreme Court ruling in FCC v. Fox (2009) said the FCC had authority to regulate single broadcast utterances of indecent words or brief displays of nudity....
- Indecency and the Electronic Media
- Media Concentration
- Media Exemption to Antitrust laws
- Media Institute
- Media Law Resource Center
- National Press Club
- Public Radio
- Public Television
- Reporter's Privilege
The idea behind reporter’s privilege is that journalists have a limited First Amendment right not to be forced to reveal a confidential source or information...
- Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press
- Social Media
- Student Press Law Center
- Taxation of Newspapers
- Yellow Journalism