Press needs to remain uncompromised

Letter to the Editor


Last updated 10/21/2021 at 1:15pm

The hair on my neck stood up when I heard Speaker of our House, Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., tell a member of the media that their job was to support her political agenda.

Recalling the civics lessons that I had as a youth, I learned it is not the job or role of the press, in our society, to advocate a political position, but to provide factual information and to challenge those in power to defend their positions. Since I’ve not been in school for some time, I wondered if things have changed.

I found the following passage on the ACLU website: “The freedom of the press, protected by the Fir...

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