• BRIAN STELTER

    Why press freedom is your freedom

    Brian Stelter writes that anyone who shares on social media benefits from the free press guarantee in the US Constitution
  • FRANK SESNO

    Ask the tough questions

    While freedom of the press is a right spelled out in the Constitution and upheld by the courts, it is also every American citizen's responsibility to foster and protect, says Frank Sesno
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    ADAM SCHIFF

    Rep Schiff: One thing Mike Pence and I agreed on

    The United States must defend journalists, who are under the greatest threat when governments or violent nonstate actors believe they can target them with impunity, US Rep. Adam Schiff says
  • CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR

    No free press, no democracy

    Christiane Amanpour says journalists put their lives on the line to find out and report the truth, and there's no excuse for demonizing them with accusations of "fake news"
  • JONATHAN PETERS

    The newspaper ad that changed everything

    In March 1960, the New York Times published a paid ad from a group supporting Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., setting off a chain of events that would change the role of the press in America, writes Jonathan Peters
  • SONJA WEST

    When the President stopped the presses

    Near v. Minnesota and the Pentagon Papers were two critical cases that guaranteed a journalist's right to publish classified information, writes Sonja West
  • HOSSEIN DERAKHSHAN AND CLAIRE WARDLE

    Ban the term 'fake news'

    When we use the term "fake news" it is not only self-defeating; it oversimplifies a very complex problem, write Hossein Derakhshan and Claire Wardle
  • DAVID GERGEN

    Trump's foolish war with the press

    David Gergen writes that the presidents who've built the best relationships with the press have enjoyed a give and take with reporters and care about the truth
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    W. JOSEPH CAMPBELL

    What happens when the media gets it really wrong

    From a faulty narrative on who brought down Nixon, to botched details on Katrina recovery and beyond, media myths can take hold as national 'received wisdom'-- and have damaging consequences, writes W. Joseph Campbell