As part of Free Speech Week, we decided to take a look back at some of the history of the First Amendment and its protection of a free press. From state laws and Congressional acts to Supreme Court decisions, we explored some of the biggest moments in the history of our First Amendment right to a free press and the impacts those moments had on the press as we know it today.
You can view our full infographic below, or open a PDF version by clicking here.
Jennifer is the Alliance’s reporter on trends and insights, as well as the social media manager. Prior to joining the Alliance, she spent more than a decade working in news and magazines in New York City. She is the author of the young adult textbook, “You’re Being Duped: Fake News on Social Media” (Enslow, 2019).