【笔果PTE】音频课：Read aloud教你读高频新题（九：protecting the press）
protecting the press
The founding fathers established constitutional protections for the press because they
understood that leaving the watchdog function to partisan politicians wouldn't necessarily serve the public interest, both sides have too many incentives to preserve the status quo and ignore problems that elude quick fixes.
Status quo /ˌsteɪtəsˈkwəʊ/
The founding fathers
establishedconstitutional protections for the press / because they understoodthat / leaving the watchdog functionto partisan politicians wouldn't necessarily serve thepublic interest, //both sides have too many incentives to preserve thestatus quo / and ignore problems that elude quick fixes.