Bloggers and Their First Amendment Protection

Kirtley, Jane F.
September 2003
Nieman Reports;Fall2003, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p95
Emphasizes people in the United States who write Weblogs are protected by the Constitution's guarantee of freedom of speech. Citation of U.S. Supreme Court ruling which provide protection to Webloggers; Explanation that a Webloggers does not have to be a journalist to be protected from his right to free speech; Move of governments around the world to control information on the Internet including that of Weblogs; Freedom of speech limitations in other countries.


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