How To Solve Fake News: What should be done about the quality of journalism around the World?
It’s a tricky subject. We most certainly rely on the quality of information coming to us. It makes sure that we can hold Governments to account, and that we have accurate information to base our day-to-day decisions on.
Go back a number of years and there were market-driven barriers to entry within the journalism space. I you wanted to be a news provider 30 or 40 years ago, you’d need an entire staff compliment in place and have the ability to distribute your news in physical copy. In the present day the barriers that were once assumed within the news marketplace have collapsed. Anybody with a computer, an internet connection and a point of view can publish something and have that information online just as quickly as CNN and the BBC.
Another issue is the revenue that these large organi
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