Briefing 142–What Defines News? Who Gets To Decide What Is Disinformation?

Jack Webb (Joe Friday) of Dragnet said it best, “Just the facts ma’am, just the facts.”  Who, what, where, when is the definition of news.  The “why” is usually an opinion and spin.  Actual journalism in this country is dead and buried.  We are inundated with opinion and spin from every direction.  The powers that be rely on the fact that most of America has no time to dig down deep and discover the truth and the “why” and for that we all suffer.

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