Outline for Research Paper

April 27, 2011

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I. Introduction Introduce Argument: “freedom of privacy” is implied in the First Amendment. Thesis: The right to privacy is defined and implied through the boundaries of the “freedom of the press.” Various sources and court cases support the implications of the “freedom of privacy” in the First Amendment. II. Support a)      Limitations of the Press “Freedom […]

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Introduction of Research Paper

April 27, 2011

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The “freedom of privacy” is not a right that is explicitly stated in the First Amendment of the United States Constitution, but this right to privacy is implied and accepted as a constitutional right. Although the “freedom of privacy” is not a part of the First Amendment, there is a way to defend this freedom through the First […]

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700 Words – Second Draft

April 24, 2011

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The paparazzi are a considerably controversial outlet of the press, for the popular perception among the public is that paparazzi take advantage of the extent of their “freedom.” They represent society’s obsession of the photograph and the press’s ability to share information that individuals would prefer to have unknown to society. The actions of the paparazzi […]

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First 500 Word Draft

April 19, 2011

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The “freedom of privacy” is not a right that is explicitly stated in the First Amendment of the United States Constitution, but this right to privacy is implied and accepted as a constitutional right. Although the right to privacy is not part of the First Amendment there is a way to defend this freedom through the First Amendment. The […]

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Forming a Thesis

April 17, 2011

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In Class Thesis: “The right to privacy is not explicitly stated in the First Amendment of the United States Constitution, but it is implied and accepted as a constitutional right. While the “freedom of the press” must be limited and regulated, there are countless cases of where the press passes their bounds. The right to privacy is implied in the First Amendment […]

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Defining Terms

April 17, 2011

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Freedom: My research paper is primarily focused on the “freedom of the press” of the First Amendment. To understand what this freedom means, we must know what “freedom” generally means. To have freedom is to have the ability to make choices without constraints. Although the press has the ability to publish what they perceive as acceptable “news,” they […]

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Two Quotes

April 12, 2011

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“The solution to this problem does not necessarily lie solely in the willingness of celebrities, the public, the courts, or the legislature to actively take on the press. Ideally, the press should regulate their own behavior and enforce their own standards of acceptability in newsgathering practices rather than risk having their rights severely limited by […]

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