The Discipline of Truth-Telling

Posted January 8, 2018 11:18 pm by Editor

The Discipline of Truth-Telling

Next week, President Trump is
expected to announce
his
“MOST DISHONEST & CORRUPT MEDIA AWARDS OF THE YEAR.”
The phrasing leaves it unclear whether it is the media, or the awards themselves, which are dishonest and corrupt. It depends on your perspective, like most discussion of truth and lies in the media. A journalist who has never been accused of touting “fake news” is probably a journalist who has never said anything interesting, and readers who want to remain undeceived must get used to checking and double-checking what they read against other sources. As Craig Silverman, one of the first

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