Tag Archives: First Amendment

The Danger of Putting out the Damn Paper

Four journalists and one sales assistant at the Annapolis-based Capital Gazette were shot dead while working in their office on Thursday while two sustained serious injuries. The gunman, 38-year-old Jarrod Ramos, reportedly targeted the newspaper to retaliate after losing a years-long defamation case he brought

The Lügenpresse: How to Quell a Vestige of Hate

God forbid you spend any time on a white-nationalist 4Chan or Reddit page, you’ll probably see the word “Lügenpresse.” Some might recall Trump supporters yelling the word at journalists at a rally last year. Increasingly, Trump supporters and the alt-right have adopted the term to

Testing the First Amendment: A Trial by Fire

Since the election of Donald Trump, many Americans have taken to the streets in protest of his impending presidency and its potential consequences. Among many of these demonstrations, the act of flag burning has earned a considerable amount of attention. Increased attention on this demonstration