Watchdogs – The Role of Media

[…]In countries like these- where information is not clear and poorly disseminated, media outlets are controlled, facts are dubious, and unfounded conspiracy theories are rampant- it is all the MORE important for journalists, and researchers and organizations like Transparency to report the facts and the results of their research- even if it is disconcerting and frightening.[…] this is the conclusion Anoush Armenia reaches following an internal debate “about the role of media, of the effect that barrages of negative and apocalyptic news has on the psyche of a society (ie- the “culture of fear” firmly taking root in the US), about constantly drumming the beat of warning without offering constructive solutions…” Read the full article here…

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