28 7 / 2014
"On this, the 100th anniversary of the day the first world war began, it is sobering to look back at the way that conflict was so badly reported. The catalogue of journalistic misdeeds is a matter of record: the willingness to publish propaganda as fact, the apparently tame acceptance of censorship and the failure to hold power to account."
Roy Greenslade, The Guardian. First world war: how state and press kept truth off the front page.
FJP: The more things change…(via futurejournalismproject)