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A woman reads a newspaper while waiting in line to vote. Reset discusses the need for press freedom.

Richard Drew

Woman reads newspaper

A woman reads a newspaper while waiting in line to vote. Reset discusses the need for press freedom.

Richard Drew

World Press Freedom Day highlights journalist rights

World Press Freedom Day is on May 3. We discuss recent local and national violations of journalists’ rights.

A woman reads a newspaper while waiting in line to vote. Reset discusses the need for press freedom.

Richard Drew

   

Last year, Calumet City cited a Daily Southtown reporter for seeking comment from public employees multiple times. After that story went national, the citations were dropped.

That’s one out of at least 165 incidents last year, according to the U.S. Press Freedom Tracker. However, many violations of press freedom go unreported or under the radar.

Reset learns more about the scope of this issue.

GUEST: Seth Stern, director of advocacy, Freedom of the Press Foundation

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