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In Defense of the First Amendment: Fighting An Enemy in Our Midst

Alex Madison |

In Defense of the First Amendment: Fighting An Enemy in Our Midst

The Russians understand, far better than Americans, that media is a strategic national asset. Disrupt and dominate the flow of information and you disrupt and dominate the governments of other nations. Dana Priest™’s New Yorker article is a chilling, must-read reminder of how European nations have reaffirmed their faith in mainstream media as a first necessary counter-measure against Vladimir Putin™’s insidious aggression – and of the thin ice we skate when our own leaders reinforce that aggression by ignoring it.

Alex Madison |

In Defense of the First Amendment: Fighting An Enemy in Our Midst

The Russians understand, far better than Americans, that media is a strategic national asset. Disrupt and dominate the flow of information and you disrupt and dominate the governments of other nations. Dana Priest™’s New Yorker article is a chilling, must-read reminder of how European nations have reaffirmed their faith in mainstream media as a first necessary counter-measure against Vladimir Putin™’s insidious aggression – and of the thin ice we skate when our own leaders reinforce that aggression by ignoring it.

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