The fate of facts

Video Summary

Let's discuss the impact of fake news and declining public trust in established media. As we become less and less willing to buy newspapers and subscribe to online publications, how are journalists and the newspaper industry reacting?


Cameron Barr is a managing editor at The Washington Post, overseeing news and features. In a previous role, as National editor, he helped direct The Post’s Pulitzer-winning investigations of U.S. police shootings; the hidden lapses of the U.S. Secret Service; and the reach of U.S. government surveillance, based on the revelations of Edward Snowden. Barr has been at The Post since 2004. Earlier, he spent nearly 15 years at The Christian Science Monitor, primarily as a foreign correspondent.

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