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Speaking Truth to Power

Why is there no adversarial press in the United States? Why do the media seem so afraid of news stories that threaten to embarrass or destroy governments? These questions may seem curious in a society that prides itself on freedom of the press...

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    After three decades in which the term "liberal Democratic media" has come to seem an almost complete redundancy, many students of American journalism today are no doubt stunned to learn that, prior to the 1960's, this nation's printed press was...

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