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The Press: How’s That Again?

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Professor Jay W. Jensen, head of the University of Illinois’ journalism division, speaking on “Freedom of the Press” as the 1962 Nieman Chair lecturer at Milwaukee’s Marquette University:

“What is most urgently required for the rehabilitation of the concept of freedom of the press is a new metaphysics—a metaphysics that will restore what Positivism, Romanticism, Collectivism, and other derivative isms have lately destroyed: an image of the Self as ontologically independent of Culture and existentially related to an objective order of values.”

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