Man does anyone else get chills at the thought of Huffington suggesting the only responsibility of journalists is to “ferret out the truth”? Who’s truth… she doesn’t say? If for not other reason the public’s trust in professional journalism has faltered in recent years exactly because too often they have done what Huffington suggests, present a proposed truth instead of reporting the facts.
“This is one the major problems of old media,” she [Ms. Huffington] said. “The illusion of presenting two sides of a story instead of just ferreting out the truth.”