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October 15, 2016 | Democracy Needs a Free Press

Danielle Park

Portfolio Manager and President of Venable Park Investment Counsel ( Ms Park is a financial analyst, attorney, finance author and regular guest on North American media. She is also the author of the best-selling myth-busting book "Juggling Dynamite: An insider's wisdom on money management, markets and wealth that lasts," and a popular daily financial blog:

In a time when journalists have been widely replaced or morphed into on air personalities and ‘news’ outlets are owned by big business, free press is a scarce commodity. Thankfully the internet affords some independent coverage that would not otherwise be available. There is a reason that freedom of the press is listed as a fundamental right in both the US Constitution and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. We, the people, need ethical journalism now more than ever, if we have any hope of living in a democracy.

In an exclusive interview, Democracy Now’s Amy Goodman says she’s turning herself to North Dakota authorities to defend the right of journalists to challenge power. Here is a direct video link.

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October 15th, 2016

Posted In: Juggling Dynamite

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