Libel By Tweet

Britain and the United States have different approaches on expressive freedom.

"For all our cultural kinship, Britain and the United States approach expressive freedom in ways that are often sharply different. The Brits have no constitutional free-speech guarantee comparable to the First Amendment. Their government muzzles the press even without court approval.  Official oversight of news media isn't unthinkable, as it is here, and right now, in the wake of the phone-hacking scandal..." Read the full article here.  

POSTED: Wednesday, January 2, 2013 - 3:33pm
UPDATED: Monday, December 8, 2014 - 9:21am
Edward Wasserman