“Why should newspapers not be accountable?”

“…the newspaper that drops on your doorstep is a partial, hasty, incomplete, inevitably somewhat flawed and inaccurate rendering of some of the things we have heard about in the past 24 hours….If we labelled the product accurately, then we could immediately add: But it’s the best we could do under the circumstances, and we will be back tomorrow with a corrected and updated version.”

David Broder of the Washington Post quoted in a 10/22/17 story in The Guardian headlined “Why should newspapers not be accountable?”

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