About The Free Press

The United States has been a curious experiment in government from its inception.Highly influenced by the Magna Carta, our forefathers sought to govern themselves. No King. No despot. No Tyrant. A nat…

It is time for a Shield Law

For the reporter in the street, help is at hand. According to Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) and Jim Jordan (OH-04) the help is in the form of the Free Flow of Information Act of 2017 (H.R.4382), a …

The real problems in the press

“Why didn’t someone in the press stand up for themselves before?”That question has been in thousands of emails, tweets and snail mail correspondence we’ve received at the newspaper this week following…

About enduring press freedom

I walked slowly to my bunk and looked up at the television set. Twenty pairs of eyes were on the NBC Nightly News watching a story about me.One man turned around and said, “Man, you famous.”Since I wa…

The case of the growling dog

When approaching a growling dog wagging its tail, which end do you believe?That’s the conundrum facing reporters in the White House press corps as the new administration works its way into a second mo…