Freedom-of-the-press meaning

Freedom of the press is defined as a right guaranteed in the United States by the first amendment for journalists to print whatever they want without government control.

The right of a journalist to write an article critical of the President is an example of freedom of the press.

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The right of citizens or the media to print, or otherwise disseminate, speech, ideas and opinions without fear or harm of prosecution.
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The right, guaranteed by the First Amendment to the United States Constitution to publish and distribute information in books, magazines, and newspapers without government intervention.
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The right to publish newspapers, magazines, books, etc. without government interference or prior censorship.
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Origin of freedom-of-the-press

freedom +‎ of +‎ the +‎ press.