In the era of Trump and Malema, truth and journalism drift apart
In theory, the sole reason for journalists to exist is to wield a mighty, vital weapon: The truth.
But the calm, rational idea of truth and journalism falls apart, because we don’t have a jury. We have Twitter and Facebook and demagogues yelling into megaphones and billionaire oligarchs tweeting the algorithms to drip-feed us rage and lies.
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