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Emily Bell On The Importance Of Public Service Media

Emily Bell, director of The Tow Center for Digital Journalism, on why public service media has its most important role to play since World War II:

“Certain people getting certain messages, others getting different ones, and not really knowing where it’s coming from, who’s deploying it, and with no kind of transparency. We are being made to feel a particular way by the media we’re consuming, and it is not an organic, cultural phenomenon, but a highly manipulated political phenomenon. Unless you can have free high-quality news, you don’t have an antidote; you really don’t have an antidote.”

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