Christopher Ali



GUEST: Christopher Ali is a Professor of Media Studies at the University of Virginia.


TOPIC: Chris explores the breaking news out of Egypt that three western journalists reporting for Al Jazeera English have been sentenced to up to ten years in prison for practicing journalism. Thomas Jefferson once wrote that “the only security of all is in a free press.” Does that still hold true today? Does a free press still play a critical role in preserving freedom in democracies?


ORIGINAL BROADCAST DATE: Monday, June 23, 2014.