It is critical that we defend a free American press. Here are some action points as well as some resources; please add others you know about to Comments:
o Many of us are used to accessing newspapers for free, but investing in a subscription will help sustain the press.
o Public media is on the chopping block in Trump’s budget. If you disagree, call your MoC and request they support public media, or donate to a member drive.
o Petitions aren’t nearly as effective as calls, but here is one: Protect My Public Media is a collaboration of local public radio & television stations, national distributors, producers, viewers, listeners & others who support a strong public media in the United States.
o Visit All Sides to see how particular issues & events are being reported from various perspectives.
o The Free Press Action Fund is a nonpartisan organization fighting for our rights to connect and communicate. It does not support or oppose any candidate for public office.
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