header image

Posts tagged with John Peter Zenger

When the television is flipped on today, or the morning paper unfolded, or the website for CNN is opened on a browser, the stories that are most likely to come up first are political. Aside from the fact that it’s election time right now, stories featuring political issues and figures are a common sight in […]

under: Uncategorized
Tags: , , , , , , , ,

There is no free society without a free press. Why were James Madison and George Mason adamant that freedom of the press was necessary in the newly formed America? They may have remembered the trial of John Peter Zenger. John Peter Zenger was a German immigrant who was a printer. He supported himself mainly by […]

under: Uncategorized
Tags: , , , , ,