April 15, 2008
"The press is a sort of wild animal in our midst — restless, gigantic, always seeking new ways to use its strength."
So wrote Zechariah Chaffee Jr. — quoted last Friday by Chief Justice John Roberts at the opening of the Newseum, a museum dedicated to journalism and the First Amendment. A wild animal in our midst, eh? I hope that doesn't mean you're inclined toward caging and taming.