What role does the Fourth Estate have in our new “post-fact” era of partisan politics?
Watch as BuzzFeed’s Ben Smith and CNN’s Brian Stelter parse words, phrases, and editing judgment calls in relation to releasing a report that could only do damage to our PEOTUS .
Is this the end of journalism or the dawn of a new era where readers get to decide what is true?
Or is is just more of the same from competing businesses and media outlets?
After a hyper-partisan election where voters on each side believed that the other side was believing things blindly about their candidate, who and what can we trust?
Has it always been this way or are we in a new era of personality and belief rather than respectability and facts?
What are good men to think, say, act, vote, and do?
BuzzFeed’s Ben Smith and CNN’s Brian Stelter clash over BuzzFeed publishing unconfirmed Trump memo.