The Value of a Free and Honest Press
March 16, 2023
“The firmness with which the people have withstood the late abuses of the press, the discernment they have manifested between truth and falsehood, show that they may safely be trusted to hear everything true and false, and to form a correct judgement between them.” Thomas Jefferson speaking on the concept that the Constitution was ordained and established by “We the people”
From the very beginning of our struggle for freedom, through the struggle to ratify our Constitution, and to the present day the press has been a fundamental part of our history. In some cases, it promoted the Un...