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freedom of the press
the right of the press to write and print news and information free from government involvement; guaranteed in the First Amendment
participating in activities in order to influence government officials
a person who participates in activities in order to influence government officials
plural form of the word "medium," refers to various means of communication. For example, television, radio, newspapers and the Internet (web) are different types of media. The term can also be used to describe news organizations as a whole group.
political action committee
an independent political organization that promotes the cause of a particular interest group, usually through raising money and campaigning to elect candidates who support the group's views
a person or group who acts as a protector or guardian
a group of people who are concerned with a particular issue and who try to influence legislators to act in their favor, also known as a special interest group
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