Much of the media’s purpose is simply to entertain — but when it comes to the big issues that affect our world and lives, can we trust the press to prioritise the straight truth over commercial interests?
Julian Burnside, John Fairfax, Jonathan Holmes, Simon Longstaff, Catharine Lumby, Stephen Mayne and Mark Scott debate the issue of truth in media.
Fetch your first 12 weeks for $12
Here at Crikey, we saw a mighty surge in subscribers throughout 2020. Your support has been nothing short of amazing — we couldn’t have got through this year like no other without you, our readers.
If you haven’t joined us yet, fetch your first 12 weeks for $12 and start 2021 with the journalism you need to navigate whatever lies ahead.