1. the main means of mass communication (broadcasting, publishing, and the Internet) regarded collectively.
A healthy democracy relies on a free and independent media. Inclusive and informed public discourse ensures democratic institutions reflect the will of the people. But this role makes the free press a target for a number of forces corrosive to democracy. Our host Travis Green explores these themes with:
Beata Balogova, Editor-in-Chief of SME, a Slovak daily and Vice-Chair of the Executive Board of the International Press Institute | @BalogovaBeata
Dina Sadek, IRI's Media Advisor in the Center for Global Impact | @DinaMSadek