Failure of the Fourth Estate

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

Published on Sep 20, 2016

Famed muckraker and investigative journalist I.F. Stone once said, “All governments are run by liars and nothing they say should be believed.” His life and legacy are explored in the aptly named documentary, “All Governments Lie.” Director Fred Peabody, Democracy Now’s Amy Goodman and Jeff Cohen, founder of media watch group Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting join The Agenda to discuss the Stone’s influence and what they see as the failure of today’s media to hold governments accountable.


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