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Dangers of Journalism: A Threat to the First Amendment


A famous quote by the widely respected broadcast journalist Walter Cronkite, once called the most trusted man in America, says it all: “Freedom of the press is not just important to democracy, it is democracy.” There are many attacks on journalists, around the world, in the U.S., and even in Oregon. This program will provide new insights into the dangers to journalists and therefore, threats to democracy. In addition to an overview by Professor Laufer, Micah Loewinger, of WNYC’s On The Media, will discuss his reporting that led to his being called as a witness in the Oath Keepers trial….

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