Television, Television And Public Places

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1a. It is very important to draw comparison between the internet, library, television and public places as a result of the fact the internet can also be considered or viewed as a public place where information can be obtained freely at any point in time, and this makes it very important to know what the law says about this disseminating information to the general public with respect to the first amendment. Looking at this various medium i.e libraries, television and public places and what the law stipulates according to the United State constitution the first amendment expressly forbids against depriving citizens their right to freedom of speech, of press, right to assemble and petition the government. But in this case emphasis is placed on the freedom of speech. The entire medium stated above has differences between them and the difference between them how the freedom of speech law applies to each one of them, for example the library consist of various material including the press, which has been granted lots flexibility when it comes to freedom of speech been the oldest media but the content available in the library is still controlled by the owner of the library so that it does not infringe on any law. Likewise the television the government has set up various body to control what is being aired to the general public, but it does not have any control of privately owned television providers such as charter, dish etc. 1b. The internet is similar to the library, television
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