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Being skeptical of sources is a journalist’s job — but it doesn’t always happen when those sources are the police
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Archives: June 17, 2019

What if distrust is a smaller problem than the way news consumption leaves readers stressed, anxious, depressed, afraid, disempowered, and exhausted?
Recent police raids against journalists in Australia and the United States seek to instill fear in the minds of journalists and their sources — less to punish the last story than to discourage the next one.