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From our country’s beginning, the right of the press to challenge the government, root out corruption and speak freely without fear of recrimination has been central to our democracy.
Through accurate newsgathering and reporting journalists risk their lives to keep the public informed and shine light on the many challenges our nation faces today.
First Amendment advocate and NAB President and CEO Curtis LeGeyt shares his views on the importance of freedom of the press:
How Broadcasters Are Fulfilling the First Amendment’s Free Press Promise
(Sept. 26, 2022)
Walk with us through history as we showcase how journalists have exercised their First Amendment rights, most notably freedom of the press, to provide the most trusted news impacting our lives.
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First Amendment advocate and former NAB President and CEO Gordon H. Smith shares his views on the importance of freedom of the press:
First Amendment Shines Through During Toughest of Times
Founding Fathers Got It Right on Press Freedom
From the NAB Blog:
Promoting a Free Press in the United States and Around the World
American Deeply Value the First Amendment and Freedom of the Press
Click here to download First Amendment talking points for on-air editorials.