Nobel Prize for the Watchdogs
The Nobel Peace Prize this year underlines the importance of journalism in uncovering truths about those in power. It now has to deal with the influence of social media.
THE selection of Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov as winners of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize is a sign of the revival of the spirit of classic journalism. The Norwegian Nobel Commission said that they represent all journalists striving to work under increasingly strong oppression of democracy and freedom of expression.
The two laureates lead media that are persistent in uncovering corruption and manipulation of power in their respective cou...
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