“The AP’s building in Gaza collapses after an Israeli air strike. Is the organization’s credibility crumbling too?”

SPECTATOR
The decline and fall of the Associated Press
by Charles Lipson
May 18, 2021

Once, long ago, in a land far away, the best journalists tried to stand aloof from the stories they reported. The idea was simple and powerful. If journalists tried to be neutral and kept their reporting separate from their opinions, analysis, and speculation, then the public would believe them. Those days are long gone — and the media’s credibility is gone with them. Journalists and media organizations are now smack in the middle of many stories they cover, in part because they want to be. They want to spin them, to set ‘the Narrative’. Imbued with this new mission, many journalists have become partisan protagonists. They have deliberately blurred the lines between facts, analysis and opinion…READ MORE

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