Bethel University Unit 2 Media Freedom Under Threat Discussion


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Discussion posts should be minimum of 250 words for all three posts with two citations of either scholarly literature or contemporary news sources.

The response to the facilitator’s original post should be a minimum of 250 words. The student’s initial post must be supported by at least 2 reference(s).

Approved sources for this course include the course textbook and scholarly articles from the Bethel library databases. No other source information is acceptable. Everything must be in own words.

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Find an example from the last year in which freedom was invoked. How does this usage of freedom compare to what you learned about the reasons the colonies declared independence from Great Britain? What does the difference between contemporary usage and historical meaning tell us? ...
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Media freedom under threat

Democracy in the US has dwindled since 2016, and particularly in 2018. Since Donald
Trump became president, he has continually attacked the rule of law, principles and customs of
democracy, and fact-based journalism. According to the VOA (2019), the US score on
democratic freedom is almost at the same level with Croatia, Mongolia, and Greece, putting it
well under other respected and long-standing democracies like Britain, France, and Britain
(VOA, 2019). The US president like many of his followers support the concept of a democratic
America and the idea of fr...

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