This ebook consists of a summary of the ideas, viewpoints and facts presented by Helen Thomas in her book "Watchdogs of Democracy? The Waning Washington Press Corps and How it Has Failed the Public ". This summary offers a concise overview of the entire book in less than 30 minutes reading time. However this work does not replace in any case Helen Thomas' book. Thomas argues that the press has lost its way in Democracy, and thus she believes that Democracy stands no chance if the truth doesn't get out.