Mission of the journalist is to stick to the facts, says pope
ABOARD THE PAPAL FLIGHT FROM MADAGASCAR (CNS) ̶ No one really knows what the future of the news media will be, but it will have no future if reporters and the public cannot distinguish between facts and fiction, says Pope Francis.
Honouring a request from the Spanish news agency EFE to contribute to its collection of views about the future of the media, Pope Francis responded publicly during his flight Sept. 10 from Madagascar to Rome.
When he was a boy, he said, his family did not have a television; instead they listened to the radio and read newspapers. Sometimes, depending on