Broadcast news is losing its balance in the post-truth era
Peter Preston @ MediaGuardian - Television - on 8/9/12
It's one thing to show both sides of an argument – but sometimes impartiality doesn't tell the whole storyPause and consider this era of what American commentators call "post-truth politics". They mean politicians (Democrats as well as Republicans) standing on party conference podiums and spraying the hall with phoney facts, which pass into history unchallenged. They mean convenient glosses ra...