Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

A Free Pressis an Essential Part of America's Greatness

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

A Free Pressis an Essential Part of America's Greatness

Article excerpt

President Donald Trump calls the media an "enemy of the American people." I find these kinds of statements from our president truly appalling. The one thing that every rogue government in the history of this world has had in common is the suppression of the media.

Despots cannot deal with the free press holding them accountable. For anyone to take a broad brush and condemn an entire industry is wrong in so many ways. There may be some bad reporters who are not honest or proficient in their jobs, but they are in the minority.

In my long lifetime, I have enjoyed the reporting of some truly great members of the media - great reporters with impeccable credentials and unquestioned honesty. Yet they are lumped in with the "dishonest media." This paper and many other sources of information are mainstays of my daily activities. …

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