Stories By 'Roy Greenslade'
In too many countries, it is open season on journalists. Ruling politicians, acting like the monarchs of regimes past, openly denigrate the men and women who seek to hold them to account and thereby encourage their citizens to follow suit. The most obvious example is US president Donald Trump and his declaration that journalists are enemies of the people purveying “fake news”.
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On the day the US moved its embassy to Jerusalem, Israeli soldiers opened fire on unarmed Palestinian protesters who gathered at the border fence on the Gaza Strip.Sorry. That requires a rewrite to reflect “the truth” as promulgated by the Israeli government.
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