The Scariest Thing I’ve Read

That dubious award goes to Luke O’Neil at Esquire for a piece titled The Year We Broke the Internet.

Think on this segment about why he linked to stories without fact checking anything:

Like buying into an insurance plan, it’s a pooled-risk version of Internet writing: The sheer ubiquity of suspect stories provides cover for all of us.

Nice, huh?

Journalism matters. Stop screwing with reality and get this stuff right.

Mark E. Johnson

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