Is falsely shouting “bingo” just as bad as falsely shouting “fire” in a crowded theater? Or is it protected First Amendment speech?
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Lyle Denniston looks at the Bob Woodward controversy, and if President Obama’s administration is testing the First Amendment in its relationship with journalists.
Just spent $200 on a smartphone and want to switch carriers? Due to congressional act, it’s up to the Librarian of Congress to decide if and when you’re allowed to “unlock” your phone and get a different provider.
A new year-long study from Pew Research has people talking about the value of Twitter as a barometer of public opinion, which seems skewed at best when it comes to politics.
The publication of Thomas Paine’s Common Sense was the first viral mass communications event in America, so big that it still rivals today’s blockbuster movies and books. The first version of Paine’s pamphlet was printed just a few blocks from the current-day National Constitution Center in colonial Philadelphia in 1776, and it went viral, in […]