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Newspapers have, in the fashionable world, performed an important role in the train of freedom of expression. However, there have been many circumstances of the political autonomy of newspapers being curtailed.

Our Library cooperates with the state and territory libraries via the Australian Newspaper Plan to collect, protect and supply access to Australian newspapers, with every library taking duty for newspapers revealed of their jurisdiction. The National Archives can also maintain data relevant to your analysis – attempt looking for keywords such as ‘newspaper’. You can also discover complete newspapers, newspaper articles and cuttings which have been inserted into The National Archives’ data. These haven’t at all times been catalogued, but it is possible to discover them by chance.

Freedom of the press was superior in a landmark case in 1735 when John Peter Zenger, a New York City newspaper writer, was acquitted of libel on the defense that his political criticism was base...

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