The Definition of News Has Been Legally Changed

A tipping point has been reached in what is legally considered news. Critiquing a news source by questioning the facts presented, the manner in which they were communicated, the source’s validity, the broadcaster’s motivations or any inherent biases that may exist, is no longer a fruitful activity. That line of critique has been swept aside by legally muddying what news is. The presenter is no longer required to convey any truths and the onus of verification has entirely shifted from the news source to the audience....

September 30, 2020