Saturday 17 November 2018

Gene Kerrigan: 'It's time to fight this hideous development'

How to wag your finger, and how to spin the truth - Gene Kerrigan on why modern journalism is losing out to spin

On one side, there are the people. They want to know what's going on. The quality of their lives, and the decisions they make - their jobs, their homes, their future, and that of their children - depends on knowing the truth.

On the other side, corporate and political institutions, full of strivers and hustlers seeking to put forward the best image they can buy.

It's in the public interest to know the unvarnished truth about the political and corporate forces that decide so much about how we live.

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