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" The basis of our governments being the opinion of the people, the very first object should be to keep that right; and were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers, or newspapers without a government, I should not... "
Memoirs, Correspondence, and Private Papers of Thomas Jefferson: Late ... - Página 85
por Thomas Jefferson - 1829
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Processing Politics: Learning from Television in the Internet Age

Doris A. Graber - 2001 - 231 páginas
...nation and has continued through the centuries. As Thomas Jefferson put it, if it were left up to him "to decide whether we should have a government without...should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter. . . ." The press, he believed, was the basis for public opinion formation, which "is the basis of our...
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Writing Smart Junior: The Art and Craft of Writing

Cynthia Johnson, C. L. Brantley - 2002 - 310 páginas
...Independence, had this to say on the matter," continued Fairley, standing up and clearing his throat loudly. "'Were it left to me to decide whether we should have...should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter.' What a guy, huh? And a great journalist." Fairley sat back down. "Anyway, what I'm trying to get across...
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Blood Lake: A Filomena Buscarsela Mystery

K. J. A. Wishnia - 2002 - 324 páginas
...tightly to my pounding chest, hoping that my future doesn't come out of the muzzle of a gun. CHAPTER SIX Were it left to me to decide whether we should have...should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter. — Thomas Jefferson Ml here are the others?" shouts the man in the green uniform. \U Slam! A hard...
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Thomas Jefferson and the Rhetoric of Virtue

James L. Golden, Professor Emeritus James L Golden, Alan L. Golden - 2002 - 522 páginas
...starting point, he proceeded to make this historically significant assertion about the worth of the press: "were it left to me to decide whether we should have...government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter."32 For such a strong conclusion to be justified, thought Jefferson, it was necessary, first...
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Privacy and the Digital State: Balancing Public Information and Personal Privacy

Alan Charles Raul - 2002 - 148 páginas
...government- watchdog role); Krimsky, supra note 85 (quoting Thomas Jefferson's statement "If it were left to me to decide whether we should have a government...should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter."). has occasionally been able to inform the public of government activities by obtaining government records...
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Native's Guide to New York: Advice with Attitude for People who Live Here ...

Richard Laermer - 2002 - 416 páginas
...what's with this City Life magazine? Who funded that!) As Jefferson remarked sometime a long way back: "Were it left to me to decide whether we should have...without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to choose the latter." Amen. And a new slogan for us. Since time is of the essence for most information...
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The Wisdom of Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson - 2003 - 251 páginas
...and particular governments. January 16,1787 On the importance of freedom of the press. (MCMII, 64) I am persuaded myself, that the good sense of the...should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter. January 16, 1787 On the dangers of oppressive government. (MCM II, 85) I am convinced that those societies...
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Journalism

Ian Hargreaves - 2003 - 294 páginas
...of newspapers when he wrote in 1787 to Colonel Edward Carrington that: 'The basis of our government being the opinion of the people, the very first object...should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter.' It is important to remember that these early English and American newspapers were not the first in...
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Media and Politics in America: A Reference Handbook

Guido Hermann Stempel - 2003 - 237 páginas
...of the Alien and Sedition Act of 1798 would not be renewed. Jefferson is also remembered for saying, "Were it left to me to decide whether we should have...should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter." However, during his presidency he became highly critical of the press, and many scholars have criticized...
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Outspoken: Free Speech Stories

Nan Levinson - 2003 - 359 páginas
...function has not been lost on statesmen and jurists throughout our history. Thomas Jefferson wrote, "Were it left to me to decide whether we should have...government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter."18 Nearly two centuries later, Supreme Court Justice Hugo Black affirmed the sentiment, saying,...
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