EDITORIAL | Mindless tweets tell fake stories about journalists


EDITORIAL | Mindless tweets tell fake stories about journalists

In the developing story of Covid-19, they strive to report the facts, not hoodwink readers or push an agenda


It is crucial that we, as journalists, dive into the deep end of a story. We serve nobody by taking a superficial look at something, and we endeavour to find as much information as possible – as quickly as possible.

In return, we ask our readers to go on that journey with us, and to engage in the latest developments with an open mind.

This is particularly true for social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook, where users sometimes think nothing of tweeting or posting a story, accompanied by an abusive comment aimed at the journalist...

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