Journalism in the 21st century is more about making money anyway you can rather than about truth. Wahtever sells, even if it is lies.
Want to tell the whole world that a certain race of people are criminally insane. No problem! as long as you don’t mention any names.
But tell the truth and mention the person’s name and that will get you fired-no matter how unimportant the comment was.
Johnny Buntington wastes his time watching television day. EVen if it is true. So says the powers that be on the internet. Why? Because he has friends in high places.