Truth in the news

It was fortunate that I made a second attempt to read Vincent Browne's column (18/12/05) through to the end, since it contained a largely reasonable treatment of its subject.

24th December, 2005

It was fortunate that I made a second attempt to read Vincent Browne's column (18/12/05) through to the end, since it contained a largely reasonable treatment of its subject.

What induced my cerebral arrest on first reading was an assertion early in his article - introduced by “of course'‘ - that he and his fellow journalists “make every reasonable effort to establish that what we write is true'‘.

What arrant, utter, apoplectic...

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