Fake News? Or Just An Imperfect Aspect

Journalism is only as imperfect as art.
When I was a young cub reporter newly arrived at The Sunday Times in London in the mid-1980s, the great war correspondent Jon Swain told me that all we can do, with a deadline approaching, is report what we know and can see at that particular moment in time.
We must aspire to accuracy, but if we make a mistake and have to return to our report to correct it later so be it.
This is why we all have to act as responsibly as we can but don’t ever expect any of us to be 100% accurate 100% of the time.
Only with a margin of error can any information be imparted. If we allow for that nothing can ever be told (or drawn).

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