Jane Kirtley of the University of Minnesota and Amy Gajda of Tulane University examine the tension between press freedom and privacy.
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It was 51 years ago today that the Supreme Court ruled in a landmark case about contraception use by married couples that laid the groundwork for a constitutional “right to privacy” in the United States.
Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, is joined by Melvin Urofsky and Philippa Strum to discuss his new biography of the great Justice.
On May 2, 1972, FBI director J. Edgar Hoover died of heart disease at a Washington hospital, ending his 48-year total control over the federal agency he managed and created. Hoover, a power unto himself, actually started his professional career as a librarian and used those skills to shape the FBI.
Who gets to decide what is “newsworthy”? A high-profile dispute between Gawker and Hulk Hogan asks the question.