This year marks my sixtieth year as a member of the press. I’ve witnessed the birth of both the 24/7 news cycle and the smokeless journalist.
As the culture of total war continues, the protections that journalists require become more pressing. We have a right to see what they uncover.
At a time when media outlets claim to be unbiased and fair, they do a disservice to the truth. Not all ideas deserve the same amount of media coverage; and when incorrect ideas held by a minority are propagated, they lend more credence than is deserved.