The fourth and fifth estates
We learned yesterday, in perhaps not the most groundbreaking journalistic scoop of all time, that people don’t much trust politicians. While Scots were much more inclined to believe what they were told by the Yes campaign than the No one, the majority still thought they were being told more fibs than truth by everyone concerned.
What, then, of those whose job it is to scrutinise our politicians, dig down through all the spin and evasion for the facts and tell the public what they need to know? ….
Author : Rev. Stuart Campbell
Source : Wings Over Scotland
Original Publication Date : Aug 9, 2013
Article Link : http://wingsoverscotland.com/the-fourth-and-fifth-estates/
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