The Framers and the Difference Between Freedom of Speech and Freedom of the Press

Eugene Volokh at the The Volokh Conspiracy: A common argument against the claim that “the freedom of the press” protects all who use mass communications technology — and thus in favor of the claim that “the freedom of the press” specially protects the institutional media — is that otherwise the “freedom of the press” would be redundant of the “freedom of speech.” | Related: The Original and Traditional Meaning of “Freedom … of the Press”