Media Coverage

What some reporters get wrong about the First Amendment

February 5, 2018

Columbia Journalism Review spoke with Ballard Spahr Media and Entertainment attorneys Lee Levine and Charles Tobin for an article about certain misunderstandings involving the First Amendment.

“The time it takes to prevail in a defamation lawsuit, in light of the strong First Amendment protections for journalism, surprises most reporters. Even long-time veterans,” Mr. Tobin said.

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