We Need Better Than This
About That Whole “Fourth Branch of Government” Thing
From its earliest days, America – well, some Americans, anyway – have recognized the importance of a free and responsible press to democracy. We all know the famous lines from Jefferson, wherein he stated that if he had to choose between a society with no press or one with no government, he would choose the latter. The press, media today, is that important to an informed citizenry.
Today, let’s talk a bit about the mainstream press, not social media.