Thursday, September 19, 2013

Freedom Of The Press For Everyone? No! Says Senators (VIDEO)

If you don't work for a government-approved main stream media, you are not a journalist, says Congress (VIDEO)

"The fact that the US Senate is now defining what a journalist actually is sets a dangerous precedent threatening the present marketplace of ideas that in recent history has been greatly expanded by the internet.

According to the text of an amendment sponsored by Senators Diane Feinstein and Dick Durbin to the proposed "Free Flow of Information Act" (PDF) that passed the Senate Judiciary Committee on September 12, only salaried journalists will be given the free press protections guaranteed to all US citizens by the Constitution."

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