What's Freedom of the Press?
Freedom of the press is an issue that's often in the spotlight. Some people believe it's an essential part of a democracy, while others believe the press has too much freedom. Before readers can join in this debate about the press and the factors threatening its freedom, they need to know the facts about this topic. Facts are presented using accessible language and fact boxes that simplify complicated data and statistics. Readers deepen their understanding of this important civics and media literacy topic through relevant photographs and graphic organizers that encourage the development of critical thinking skills.