Survey: More Americans see less media bias — but why?

#SOFA17

Our annual survey found a significant rise in the number of Americans who believe the media tries to report without bias. What’s behind this sudden surge in trust?
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Podcast: Hate Will Find A Way

On this episode of the First Five, we explore different approaches that social media platforms have used to deal with online hate speech.

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Podcast: The Band Who Must Not Be Named

The Slants

In this episode of The First Five we talk to Simon Tam, founder of Asian-American band “The Slants,” and his free speech case that went all the way to the Supreme Court.
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Remembering John C. Quinn

John C. Quinn

The Newseum and the Newseum Institute mourn the loss of John C. Quinn, a distinguished journalist, former deputy chairman of the Freedom Forum, and co-founder of the Chips Quinn Scholars diversity in journalism program.
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First Amendment Receives a C+ in Quarterly ‘Report Card’

First Amendment Report Card

The report card, released by the First Amendment Center of the Newseum Institute, evaluates the state of the First Amendment in the summer of 2017.
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Podcast: Sincerely, Anonymous

Twitter

In this episode of The First Five, ACLU attorney Esha Bhandari talks about representing the anonymous Twitter user behind a “rogue” Twitter account critical of the Trump administration.
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Celebrate America’s hands-on lessons in freedom

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Collectively we may not know much about the First Amendment’s five freedoms, but we sure know how to use them.
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Still going strong after 225 years: Our love-hate relationship with the First Amendment

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Survey results show that Americans are supportive of the First Amendment in general–but critical of specific applications.
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No ‘backflips’ in the newsrooms quite yet

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While there’s been a decline in the number of Americans who think the news media is biased, the reason behind it remains unclear.

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Podcast: Survey Says

#SOFA17

The First Five launches with a discussion of the results of this year’s State of the First Amendment Survey.
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