a body of book publishers, news media, etc., not controlled or restricted by government censorship in political or ideological matters.
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What Is Freedom of Speech?Which amendment gives us freedom of speech? “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.” -First Amendment to the Constitution We Americans love to refer to the First …
Origin of free press
First recorded in 1760–70
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Examples from the Web for free press
The Taliban might agree with the demonization of free-press dissent, but all self-respecting Americans should kick back.
A country without lecture-halls, free-press, or political liberty of any sort, had to recur to art as the only refuge.Russia: Its People and Its Literature|Emilia Pardo Bazán