freedom of the press

Definition of "freedom of the press"
  1. The liberty for the media to broadcast, write and distribute news, views, and ideas without interference or control, as upheld by the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution
How to use "freedom of the press" in a sentence
  1. The journalist cited freedom of the press when the government tried to censor her report on corruption.
  2. Despite threats and harassment, the newspaper maintained its commitment to freedom of the press and continued to expose political scandals.
  3. In a democracy, freedom of the press is considered vital to maintaining transparency and holding those in power accountable.

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