Thom Hartmann speaks with Mark Taylor Canfield, a journalist in Seattle, Washington, about our country’s horrible record on press freedom and why independent media is so important.

Thom is a four-time Project Censored-award-winning, New York Times best-selling author. His national daily progressive radio talk show is distributed to radio stations nationwide by Westwood One, Pacifica, and Free Speech TV. More people listen daily to the Thom Hartmann Program than any other progressive talk show in the nation.