J.D. Tuccille on the Threatened State of Press Freedom Around the World

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Is America the free press’s
last stand? It can feel that way when you look around the world,
writes J.D. Tuccille, managing editor of Reason 24/7.
English-speaking countries and Europe have traditionally been
relative bastions for independent media in a world where political
leaders have little tolerance for dissent, but Britain is on the
verge of adopting explicit state regulation of the press and the
European Union and Australia seem poised to follow. That’s
especially frightening when you consider that many European nations
currently rank above the United States in terms of press
freedom—but their collective advantage could be wiped away in a
single legislative moment.View this article.

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J.D. Tuccille on the Threatened State of Press Freedom Around the World

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