Trust Issues

Yes, the Media Still Matters

Journalism experts on the era of ‘fake news’ — and what lies ahead

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TThe 2016 election made the public examine the media with newly critical eyes, for reasons valid (the press’ failure to capture Donald Trump supporters’ sentiments pre-election), propagandist (“fake news”) and overall disturbing (“Pizzagate”).