Journalism and the Death of Factual Reporting

City Journal
January 29, 2021

Perhaps the most far-reaching damage to the American polity from the Trump era is the final destruction of journalism’s traditional ideals of objectivity and fairness in reporting the news. Writing in City Journal, Martin Gurri argues that the mainstream media have adopted a “post-journalism” business model: acting as unapologetic advocates for the various creeds, dogmas, and ideologies of the left.

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