John Vamis


Emphasis has been put on situations which appear to indicate that the press has been, at the very least, over-aggressive in its operations. As has been shown, considerable leeway is accorded the press in its activity, even where it conflicts with the fair administration of justice. Although the courts will enforce penalties for clear violation of the fair administration of justice, the facts must spell out a clear and imminent danger. As to the individual, there does not presently appear to beany clear provision of legal remedy for newspaper interference with individual rights, except in the civil or criminal libel action, which does not protect individual rights against sensationalism or over-aggressive exposure of private affairs.