Press Versus Liars Doing Good Journalism in These Trying Times

We are living in times of growing tension and near societal hysteria in Germany in the wake of the massive influx of refugees. One of the first victims of this development has been the media's credibility. Restoring public trust will require considerable effort by journalists -- but also on the part of their readers.
In addition to protesting against Muslims, Germany's Pegida movement has also sought to discredit the media.

In addition to protesting against Muslims, Germany's Pegida movement has also sought to discredit the media.

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