It's Dangerous to Allow Politicians and Officials to Decide What Constitutes 'Truth'

Posted on AllSides January 10th, 2022
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(Jim LoScalzo - Pool via CNP / MEGA / Newscom/RSSIL/Newscom)
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It's no secret that governments worldwide are increasingly hostile to scrutiny of their conduct. But, at a moment when too many media outlets see their role as working with the state to reinforce official narratives, one advocate of press freedom reminds us that the struggle isn't over the "disinformation" and "misinformation" called out by opportunistic politicians, it's over control of information. Will people be free in the future to decide for themselves what's truth and what's BS? Or will we be spoon-fed whatever the powers-that-be endorse?

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