A Free Press is Great. Too Bad We Don’t Have One. (Episode 47)

Do we have a free press?

do we have a free press?

One of the cornerstones of a free society is freedom of the press. We at LFNP firmly believe that. A free press is one that can keep a check on the government’s overreaching powers and infringements on civil rights.

The problem is, what we call “the press” or “journalism” today isn’t even close; it’s a mouthpiece for one particular side of the political spectrum with the goal of furthering its agenda and expanding its power.

For those who are on the whole #journalismmatters kick in the era of Trump, we have some insights for you in this episode.

Links related to this episode:

Journalism Is an Act, Not a Profession

Where Did All the Investigative Journalism Go?

Yes, Many Journalists Choose Sides in a Conflict—and Often for the Worst Reasons

The Myth of Media Watchdogs

The Free Press Is Great. Too Bad We Don’t Have One.


– Pat and Jon

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