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Communication and the first amendment examination of principles, interpretations, and controversies related to the first amendment of the us constitution emphasis given to freedom of religion, freedom of speech, and freedom of the press. The first amendment is based on the _____ philosophy that people cannot govern themselves in a democracy unless they have access to the information they need for that governance libertarian the era of the scientific perspective on mass communication theory began with what famous media event. Research theories which argue in favor of freedom of speech or press as communicated in the first amendment three of these theories are addressed in your text: marketplace theory, self-government (meiklejohnian) theory, and individual freedom (self-realization or fulfillment) theory. Communication concepts, theories and models1 the mathematical theory of communication as it provided an approach to the problem of how to send maximum information. Probably no other provision of the constitution has given rise to so many baker process of change and the liberty theory of the first amendment, 55.
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