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Let us be free

October 24, 2012
dsp Williamsport Sun-Gazette

The only business in America that is protected by the Constitution, the press, has failed the American citizens. Information is a powerful tool, in the hands of the people; it is an invaluable change agent. Mainstream news media pervert the facts, completely ignore certain aspects of events, and tailors to the corporations who have the ability to cut their funding. John F. Kennedy addressed the American Newspaper Publishers Association in 1961, in which he professed the dire need for the American public to be fully informed by our printing press. A Gallup poll released in September showed that 60 percent of Americans show little to no trust in the news media. How did this happen, and where is the investigative journalism to give citizens their much needed information?

 
 

 

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