What's missing in Sweden?

Why is the press/media in Sweden called the Third Estate, while the same is called the Fourth Estate (branch of government) in the United States?

//asking for a friend

The natural source of secresy is fear.


Like men in a state of intoxication,
you forget that the rest of the world have eyes,
and that the same stupidity
which conceals you from yourselves
exsposes you to their satire and contempt.


… Like madmen biting in the hour of death.


Thomas Paine

Instead, remember that you have to live   ;–)

(sorry, can't help it, I'm a big fan of Quotes)