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the internet for their advantage. >> when it comes to the abomination of china's cyber security law, for example, we have severe concerns that it might be influenced in a way that would be onerous, including requiring inspection of hardware and source codes that are not typical of the regulatory regime we see in many places around currently. announcer: watch the communicators on cyber security, monday, a day -- at 8:00 p.m. eastern on c-span two. this week, facebook ceo mark zuckerberg will testify before senate and house committees on facebook's handling on user information and data privacy. tuesday at 2:15 p.m. eastern on c-span three, he will answer questions during a joint senate judiciary and commerce committee hearing. on wednesday at 10:00 a.m. eastern on c-span three, he will appear before the house and energy commerce committee. watch live coverage on c-span three and online at www.c-span.org and listen live with this -- with the free
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c-span radio app. this month on c-span, we feature our student cam contest winners to we asked middle and high school students to choose a provision of the u.s. constitution and illustrate why it is important to them. our second prize high school east winners are andre leon and player proudhon, 11th and 12th raiders at winter park high school at winter park, florida, where c-span is available through spectrum. in their entry, they tell us about the first amendment. take a look. >> the first amendment. it is an amendment designed to assure that the government, and most of all, i would say, the highest person or people in the government aren't the ones to decide what is said and what is not said. what is going on,
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because the press is out of control. the level of discount -- of dishonesty is out of control. i opened the newspapers and i see stories of chaos. >> and consolidation of power, the first thing dictators do is shut down the press. >> i think we have a society that despite what people might say about the media and things, we recognize that we need to be able to do what we do. if it makes people uncomfortable, that's ok. it is part of the job too. >> the past few years have been filled with anguish in the united states. a social media flat -- platform increases in social issues, the presses dominance rises with it. since the renewal of the country, the press has adapted
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to many new forms of media. now the computer and cell phone have industrialize news instead of having a subscription, information is in the hands of billions of people. it seems the tension was in the press and president trump seems to be unfamiliar. the feuds between politicians and press goes back to the first president. >> the washington administration, washington was frustrated with the press. and the many members of congress to clear themselves to be the single most misrepresented member of congress. right from the start. what has happened is that reporters need well-placed sources. politicians need the press to get their word out. there are often -- they are a great about the way the press reports them because they don't control that. there have been efforts throughout time to find some way, some kinds of rules that behavior that both sides can live with. >> a business, but also that we have a job to do in terms of
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serving our community. i think sometimes we get a bad rap in terms of what we are doing. but i still think there are people out there who are genuinely concerned with this being a community. yes, bills have to be paid. we recognize that. i think there are those of us who feel like we have an obligation to our community. it is a privilege to serve our community and we take that role seriously. >> the constitution seems to be coming under fire. in the past year with the rise of social media as another journalism platform, it seems the freedom of the press within the first amendment is moving. changing and being question on how far the press will go. >> the freedom of the press is central to virtually all of our human rights. it is difficult to have democracy without a free press because you need to be able to believe and express what you believe freely. in order to vote for representatives in government. you need to know about their positions. the freedom of the press is
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pretty foundational to a large range of other rights. democracy around the world and democracy is growing around the world, is linked to the expansion of independent press. comese protection that with being able to criticize the government. >> the first amendment is important to us as film makers because everything we do is based on our creative outlets. if we are to be limited in what we say, whether it be online or on a broadcast, our stores will not portray the truth and the living pictures we see in our mind will not be revealed. the way social media has affected the press and journalists have affected large corporations. >> all kinds of state censorship of media, they have also -- they haven't -- intimidation. you have countries like mexico, areia, where journalists exposing crime or corruption and you have numbers of the mob for the mafia who are murdering or
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otherwise intimidating journalists. there is all kinds of different restrictions on the press. >> what to place second in the race to plague media is different reporters, different companies, and different sports fans. >> [speaking a foreign-language] > the way we view media is up to a spare the way we distribute our ideas reveals the truth. the freedom of the cuts is important to our society but is key to our future. the future journalists commend the future communication heads, and the future cinematographers.
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>> i was in vermont a few years ago and if you are an andpendent journalist trying to expose some kind of corruption or crime, you could get a 60 year sentence. in one of the worst jails in the world. >> the media or the press with such a big part of history. think about -- the thing about watergate, a simple burglary was how it all started. but then there were people who were curious and who started digging and that led to the downfall of a president. that is huge. >> my future depends on the first amendment. my career i intend to partake in depends on the freedom of the press with the addition of social media, it feels like more and more countries are actively restricting media in instances like my are feeling a distress within me. how am i supposed to become a
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reporter when the people i look up to her being thrown in jail, beaten, and being killed for doing their job? the future of our country, the future of my state and my future depend on these freedoms written than the first amendment. >> we are a better society because there are people out there who are asking questions and demand answers. to watch all the prize-winning documentaries and this year's student cam competition, visit studentcam .org. announcer: c-span's washington journal, live every day with news and policy issues that impact you. , jason?p monday morning rollcall discusses the week ahead in washington, and kevin koser wills -- will join us to talk about amazon's impact on the u.s. postal service. we are live in boise, idaho for the next up on the c-span bus 50
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capitals tour with idaho republican governor butch otter who will be on to talk about top policy issues in his state. be sure to watch c-span's washington journal, live at 7:00 eastern monday morning. join the discussion. monday on the communicators, cyber security and the internet's impact on democracy and voting. >> with respect to the electorate set -- sector, what i have seen is it is their target as you would expect. but you also see a commitment from ceos of utilities across the country to address that in partnership with the department of energy and dhs. >> we have documented significant decline in internet freedom. in particular, this year, we have focused on the increasing number of governments who are manipulating the internet for their advantage. to the it comes implementation of china's cyber security law for example, we
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have severe concern that it might be influenced in a way that would be onerous, including requiring inspection of hardware, source codes that are of the regulatory regime we see and many places around currently. announcer: watch the communicators on cyber security, monday, at 8:00 p.m. eastern, on c-span two. this week, facebook ceo mark zuckerberg will testify before onate and house committees facebook's handling of user information and data privacy. 2:15 p.m. eastern on c-span three, he will answer questions during a joint senate judiciary and commerce committee hearing. on wednesday at 10:00 a.m. eastern on c-span three, he will appear before the house energy and commerce committee. watch live coverage on c-span three, and online at www.c-span.org, and listen live with the free c-span radio at. -- app. with me sheext, q&a :00 in, talking about his book
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"the future of humanity." they look at recent action by the british parliament. later, hillary clinton talks about her experiences during the 2016 presidential election. ♪ [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2018] [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org] >> this week on q&a, theoretical physicist, he discusses his book the future of humanity. terraforming mars, interstellar travel, immortality and our destiny beyond earth. >> hears it is a video of you on this network in 1979. >> if you like at the recent government reports considering

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