Defend The Press

Posted on Thursday, January 25 at 08:49 by FurGaia
Among the dozens of noted journalists and authors participating in Defend The Press are Noam Chomsky, Phil Donahue, Daniel Ellsberg, Barbara Ehrenreich, Diane Farsetta, Laura Flanders, Robert McChesney, Greg Palast, Sheldon Rampton and Howard Zinn. Read what they are saying here.

Defend The Press was founded by the non-profit Center for Media and Democracy of Madison, Wisconsin, and by Free Press Working Group of Oakland, California, in the belief that the press cannot function if it is used by the government to prosecute political speech. Turning reporters into the investigative arm of the government subverts press freedoms, and chills dissenting speech in the United States.

If you believe that journalists should serve the public, not government agendas, visit the Defend The Press website at www.DefendthePress.org to make your voice heard!

Link: http://www.prwatch.org/defendthepress/supporters.html

Via Media Lens

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Cross-blogged @ The Cylinder

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