National Press Club

2011 State of The First Amendment Survey

July 13, 2011

About This Video

Run time: 37 minutes

The First Amendment Center, in partnership with the National Press Club, Freedom Forum and the American Society of News Editors, released results of its 2011 State of the First Amendment Survey on July 12, 2011 at the National Press Club.

The presentation was given by Ken Paulson, ASNE president and First Amendment Center chief executive officer. The authoritative survey, which has explored public perspectives on First Amendment freedoms for the past 14 years, focuses on public attitudes toward a free press, the credibility of various news media and the rights of student news organizations.