Press: And What About the Truth?

The Trump story may be the Three Mile Island of journalism: a meltdown waiting to happen. We've all known for years that the journalism business was on the verge of blowing its top. Now it's been done in full view of the country. We have seen supposedly responsible newspapers give over Page One to Donald and Ivana Trump on the same day that Nelson Mandela returned to Soweto and the Allies of World War II agreed to the unification of Germany.

Our pervasive celebrity culture, fueled by a smarmy sort of New Journalism, has made Liz Smith, "Page Six" and Suzy...

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