Furthermore there was another case involving a un

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Unformatted text preview: rporations”(Taranto). Furthermore, there was another case involving a U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice reporting racism because some republican called her incompetent. A representative told CNN this story on why it might be considered racist to call Susan Rice incompetent; “These are code words, Clyburn said, and "these kinds of terms those of us who were born and raised in the South been hearing these little words and phrases all of our lives and we get insulted by them”(qtd. in Taranto). These issues are something that affects certain people in a bad way by using your First Amendments rights to express yourself, but in turn you may be hurting someone else’s feelings by libel means or slander. Consequently, in this news story I feel that the news corporations shouldn’t be able to use their First Amendment rights to get their story across, and have a voice to the public on a certain issue they might find suitable for the United States citizens to know about. The court ruling of Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission shows that media corporations do not have much freedom of press, which is not fair to have restrictions on their First Amendment rights and no other corporations. Media corporations not having much voice makes the United States government unfair to those who are supposed to be able to speak their minds and disregarding the ruling of the New York Times vs. Sullivan makes it seem that the media’s rights are not as i...
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This document was uploaded on 03/05/2014 for the course POL SCI 1101 at Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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