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free press

noun
1.
a body of book publishers, news media, etc., not controlled or restricted by government censorship in political or ideological matters.
Origin
1760-1770
1760-70
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  • 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.
  • Its free press makes the sordid details available to everybody.
  • Sharing those secrets with its people would automatically give them to its enemies, what with a free press and all.
  • Much better is active involvement of citizens in a democracy in the government combined with a vigilant and free press.
  • In the absence of censorship, a free press would have been able to verify the president's claim.
  • And it cannot remain free if does not have a balance of the powers of government and a free press.
  • Your articles exposing fraud and corruption are first rate, and show exactly the importance of a free press.

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