Ask any 10 journalists to name the most important First Amendment decision ever handed down by the U.S. Supreme Court, and at least nine of them will say New York Times Co. vs. Sullivan. If your media law class was long enough ago that you no longer remember the details, the case involved a local official in Alabama who sued the Times over a 1964 ad in the paper that … [Read more...] about Is the Supreme Court’s most famous press freedom ruling at risk?
‘We are literally all in this together’
Gateway talked to industry professionals and press associations in eight Midwestern states, including Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois and Indiana. This story originally appeared in our spring 2021 issue. The following are some of the dispatches from these states. Missouri Mark Maassen takes umbrage with the University of North Carolina’s … [Read more...] about ‘We are literally all in this together’