Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that cannot be limited without being lost. – Thomas Jefferson, 1786.
Fast forward to Saturday, March 2nd, 2019, 2:00-4:00 p.m., in the Theater Room at the Moore Community Center in Ellsworth, when the League of Women Voters – Downeast and WERU Community Radio will present a panel discussion on the importance of a free press in a functioning democracy and the challenges facing us today.
The panel discussion will address the question: Is the Free Press the Enemy of the People? Several veteran journalists and scholars will share their experiences and views on this topic.