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Ciobanu Alexandra Freedom of the Press Rights.People have fighted for them since the first step to civilisation was made. Democracy raised when man realized that he lives in a society where he has obligations and rights. People wanna have the right to live, the right to chose, to travel, to work, to education and of course…the right to be free. Free to express them self. In same area we find the concept of free media. Freedom of the press consists of constitutional or statutory protections pertaining to the media and published materials. By the beginning of the XVII century, people all over the world start to felt the need to say out loud what they belive, what they need. They understood the fact that not everyone can show directly there point of view. Leaders must rise to speek for them, people must have the mission to inform others about what they wanna know. This is how the concept of a “newspaper” was born. Walking by the alley of history we find that the first newspaper in the world was published by Johann Carolus in 1605 in Strassburg and it’s know as “Relation aller Fürnemmen und gedenckwürdigen Historien”. Strassburg was a free imperial city at that time in Germany; the first newspaper of today's Germany was the “Avisa”, published in 1609 in Augsburg. The first English-language newspaper, “Corrant out of Italy, Germany, etc.”, was published in Amsterdam in 1620. The first newspaper in France was published in 1631, “La Gazette”
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This note was uploaded on 03/15/2010 for the course JOURNALISM 2345 taught by Professor Condurache during the Spring '10 term at Universidade de Brasília.

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