Bloggers, Other Alternative Media, and Access to Press Conferences

March 2011
Communications Lawyer;Mar2011, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p12
The article discusses two existing First Amendment doctrines in the U.S. constitution that may be violated when journalists are denied access to press conferences, which is generally open to traditional reporters. The amendments were to check the violation caused by bloggers. According to critics, bloggers, do not gather news but they repackage information already obtained by mass media.


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