政府與傳媒大決戰

「民意是政府的基礎,我們首先要保有人民的發言權。如果要我在『有政府無傳媒』或『無政府有傳媒』二選其一,我會毫不猶豫地選擇後者。」 (The basis of our governments being the opinion of the people, the very first object should be to keep that right; and were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers, or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate for a moment to prefer the latter.) 這是美國第3任總統傑斐遜(Thomas Jefferson)的名句。傑斐遜並非不諳傳媒的種種「麻煩」,只不過在權衡輕重後,他明白要防止政府權力腐敗,便必須要讓人民監督施政;而傳媒在這為民喉舌的骨節眼中,有舉足輕重的角色。 特朗普似傾向「有政府無傳媒」 然而時移世易,如今第4

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