Reforming the Newspaper Industry: Achieving First Amendment Goals of Diversity through Structural Regulation

@inproceedings{Burns1997ReformingTN,
  title={Reforming the Newspaper Industry: Achieving First Amendment Goals of Diversity through Structural Regulation},
  author={Bethany M. Burns},
  year={1997}
}
The purpose of the First Amendment is to protect freedom of expression and to ensure an uninhibited marketplace of ideas.' The free press and its mission have been described as "the beam of a searchlight that move [s] restlessly about, bringing one episode and then another out of the darkness into vision."2 The First Amendment protects the press as an institution because the framers of the Constitution recognized the press' catalytic role in providing diverse and controversial information as… CONTINUE READING