26 voices on why the free press matters
2017 was a year when discussions of press freedom and the media's choices reached a new level of intensity. But despite the news coverage and the millions of words of commentary about these issues, just how much do most of us truly understand about why journalists do what they do and why the Constitution affords protection for free expression?
In response to that question, CNN Opinion published the views of 26 leading thinkers and writers on the history of press freedom and the challenges the media faces today. Read more