Journalism is still part of our business. True journalism — facts — should be important to everyone. If we don’t agree on truth, on facts, democracy will not survive.
While most radio stations no longer employ journalists, TV and web platforms do, and they are needed more than ever, because facts are under assault all over the world, not just here in America.
China is arresting reporters for sharing the truth. Russia often murders them. Belarus forced a commercial flight to land this week so they could arrest, torture and detain a working journalist who has been critical of its dictator, Lukasheno, a Putin protégé and puppet.
So, this is an important year for those still seeking truth: