Our security is a free Press, and MPs just took it away

What you need to know:

  • Besides, gagging the media is the first step towards that dangerous slide down into the gutter of civilisation.
  • The political leadership must be reminded that media are not their own masters. They are accountable to the public.
  • One of America’s founding fathers Thomas Jefferson once said “the only security of all is in a free press.” Parliament just took away that.

A free media is both the foundation and the cornerstone of democracy.

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