May 3: World Press Freedom Day

Today, we think of freedom of press as an obvious right, something no one could even dispute, but it’s actually a relatively new concept in world history. Instead, state-sponsored and approved media has been (and in some places still is) the norm.

Because of all this, UNESCO has set May 3 as World Press Freedom Day, to remind people and governments everywhere of the importance of freedom of the press. Today is a good day to honor all those who have paved the way for freedom of press.

In honor of investigative journalism:

“He reveals deep and hidden things;
he knows what lies in darkness,
and light dwells with him.”

Daniel 2:22

One response to “May 3: World Press Freedom Day

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