The importance of the free press in our democracy

In a speech at Norway House, The Norwegian American’s Editor-in-chief Lori Ann Reinhall emphasized the vital role of a free press in a democratic society. She highlighted the challenges faced by newspapers in the digital age and emphasized the importance of quality journalism over free, unverified information on social media. Reinhall also discussed the need for education and critical thinking to support a vibrant free press.

With news and journalism under regular attack these days, both from sobering economic realities due to audience behavior changes and the political ideologies, it’s a perspective worth reading.

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Lori Ann Reinhall, The Norwegian American



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