The press is often called “The Fourth Estate” because of its role in checks and balances against government corruption and the abuse of power. If an elected official is exposed for abusing their position by a journalist, voters have the information to impeach, recall, or at least vote in a successor. Well-informed people are a critical part of a healthy democracy.
In this Assignment, you will consider why a free press is a necessary, even critical, part of democracy and social change.
To prepare for this Assignment:
Write a 1-2-page paper that addresses the following:
Please Note: Be sure to reference at least one scholarly or popular source to support your answers.
Questions about this Assignment? Post them in the Contact the Instructor area. That way, everyone in the class will see, and benefit from, the Instructor’s response.
Refer to the Week 5 Assignment Rubric for specific grading elements and criteria. Your Instructor will use this grading rubric to assess your work.
To submit your completed Assignment for review and grading, do the following:
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