When Did the Media Become a “Watchdog?” — JSTOR Daily

Over the past weeks and months, newspapers and T.V. news shows have repeatedly been caught off guard when President-elect Donald Trump makes statements that are blatantly false. Conventional wisdom holds that, particularly since the late 1960s, the media has acted as a watchdog, holding politicians accountable when they misbehave or try to deceive the public.…

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