free press

a body of book publishers, news media, etc., not controlled or restricted by government censorship in political or ideological matters.

1760–70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Example sentences
Improvements in human rights have occurred and there is a largely free press.
It has a decent record on civil liberties and a relatively free press.
Its leaders say it wants to be part of a modern democracy with a separation of
  powers, independent courts and a free press.
He would be committed to a free press, to tolerance of all doctrines and the
  maximum of tolerance for individual action.
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