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Let us communicate the truth

In the days before the Internet exploded in popularity, when we talked about fake news, the focus was always on ethical journalism. During that era, news and information came mainly from specialised agencies. Whether they were newspapers or the news divisions of radio and television stations, they all had the responsibility to ensure that their news reporting was accurate.
Such accuracy not only rests on the facts, but also in whether the views presented are fair and just. If news agencies have extremely clear positions and arbitrarily tailor-make the facts to suit to their own views, then they are considered as lacking credibility. Non-credible media are supposed to be disregarded. This is the impetus behind the checks and balances that have assured the honesty of the news over the past years.
However, with the rise of the Internet and the emergence o