Saving the Free Free Press

July 1976
National Review;7/9/1976, Vol. 28 Issue 25, p721
The article deals with the debate over freedom of the press in the U.S. in 1976. According to writer E. B. White, he has great respect for all newspapers and magazines, and this would mean that any rich corporation or rich individual could pick out a reporter and put $50,000 on him and that would be the end of freedom of the press. He believes that the magazine "Esquire" has the obligation not to subject itself and its writers to the kind of unwholesome arrangements. His objections have a lot to be said for them on humanistic grounds.


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