Baker & Taylor Looks at the history and evolution of freedom of the press in the United States, and examines threats to the principle in such areas as freedom of information, leaks of classified information, and police harrassment.
Rosen Pub Group Among other freedoms, the First Amendment to the Constitution guarantees a free press. This enlightening book examines the origins of freedom of the press in America and traces many of the important court battles that helped define that freedom. Further, the author explores the continuing evolution of the media today, including the ways in which technology may be changing the meaning of a free press. The text supports curricular requirements by looking at press freedom through the lenses of the law, history, and media literacy. Fascinating historical and recent news photographs enhance the narrative.