Tomorrow, I will return to the classroom after winter recess. As a professor of journalism, I am presented with new challenges. This time, the hurdles aren’t closing newspapers or digital advances. Today, they are the phrases “alternative facts,” “fake news” and “the dishonest media.”
We have always struggled with the marriage of capitalism (selling newspapers, subscriptions, ads, etc.) and ethics, the meshing of satiating an audience and delivering the dryness of a town council meeting.
But, this… this is different.
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Molly Yanity, Ph.D.