The Press: Publishers v. Freedom

¶"The press will become free when its owners permit it to become free."

¶ "What the press in America needs is a constitutional revolution . . . a transfer of power from publishers as kings to publishers and editors as prime ministers."

¶ "Instead of waging constant war against an enemy without, the newspapers would do well to take steps against the enemy within. They would do well, too, to take warning from the widening gulf that separates the conception of freedom held by themselves and that held by the people."

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