Updated: May 03, 2018

As the World celebrates World Press Freedom Day today, it is important to remember that without an independent press Democracy is severely compromised.  A free press must be protected.  The public must have confidence that the news they receive is not tainted by political interference. In this  era of fake news, freedom of the press is vitally important to keep the public informed .  Presently, the free press all over the world are under attack.  It is hoped that despite this assault they will hold steadfast in order to maintain this vital pillar of democracy.