May 17, 2017
Lately it’s become difficult to recognise what is and isn’t news. The proliferation of fake news, alternative facts and the overt manipulation of the mainstream media have all had a thoroughly destabilising effect. On the plus side we now have a flourishing alternative media that seems to be gaining traction with the general public but once we lose faith in previously ‘trusted’ news outlets, it becomes hard to trust anything. Jimmy Wales of Wikipedia renown, reckons he’s got the answer.