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Free State Festival panel: Journalists fighting to report news ‘until the bitter end’ | CJ Online

By  Sherman Smith on September 22, 2018


Newspaper journalists battling “fake news” accusations as their ranks dwindle amid declining revenues remain committed to reporting stories of public interest, a panel of industry representatives assured a standing-room-only crowd Saturday in downtown Lawrence.

About 75 people gathered at the Watkins Museum of History to pepper panelists with questions for an “Enemy of the People” discussion — a reference to media-bashing remarks by President Donald Trump.

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