Canadian group not dealing with major free expression issue
Celebrating World Press Freedom Day
Date Written: 2014-05-03
Year Published: 2014
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX16206
We need to address how corporate-owned mainstream news organizations restrict the freedom of journalists and prevent the public from having access to a wide variety of important news and opinion articles. This lack of balanced information affects everything from people having the information they need to decide how to vote to all of us better understanding how power is exercised in our communities. The censorship consists of banning some topics and discussions and filtering out stories and ideas that do not fit the current mainstream media agenda.