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Liliana Wait Aleen Ratzlaff Communication Law and Ethics 10 September 2021 Reflection Paper The freedom of the press, protected by the First Amendment, is critical to a democracy in which the government is accountable to the people. Trevor Timm talked about how the freedom of the press could be misleading and that the government indeed has the right to publish what they would like. He talked about whistleblowers too, and I have forgotten about that term. He talked about how Obama “promised” to protect whistleblowers but ultimately failed to do so. The press was (or is) no longer being protected and Trevor explained this throughout the video. After watching this video, I do and definitely think

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