Is the First Amendment Obsolete?

The United States is suffering through a new age of efforts to control speech, discredit and harass the press, and manipulate public debate — and these attacks are coming via techniques pioneered by the Russian and Chinese governments. Is the First Amendment, which was designed to combat the royal censorship still fresh in the minds of the Founders, now obsolete? What can be done to protect the integrity of political debate and elections in the face of these new forms of attack?

Speakers: Tim Wu
Festival: Aspen Ideas 2018

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