Freedom of press

Definition of Freedom of press

Right to publish and distribute one’s thoughts and views without governmental restriction as guaranteed by First Amendment of U.S. Constitution. Such right includes freedom from prior restraint of publication. There is little difference between "freedom of speech” and "freedom of press.” Klahr v. Winterble, 4 Ariz.App. 158, 418 P.2d 404, 415. See Censor; Censorship; Gag order; Liberty (Liberty of the press) Prior restraint.

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