freedom of the press
- The liberty for the media to broadcast, write and distribute news, views, and ideas without interference or control, as upheld by the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution
- The journalist cited freedom of the press when the government tried to censor her report on corruption.
- Despite threats and harassment, the newspaper maintained its commitment to freedom of the press and continued to expose political scandals.
- In a democracy, freedom of the press is considered vital to maintaining transparency and holding those in power accountable.