Clear and Present Danger podcast – Episode 30: Northern Lights, The Scandinavian Press Freedom Breakthrough

In the 1760s and 1770s, Sweden and Denmark-Norway became the epicenter of press freedom protections in Enlightenment Europe.  In 1766, the Swedish Diet passed the Press Freedom Act, making Sweden the first country in the world to provide constitutional protection to both the principles of press freedom and freedom of information. In 1770, Denmark-Norway, under … Continue reading Clear and Present Danger podcast – Episode 30: Northern Lights, The Scandinavian Press Freedom Breakthrough