Question by manuel: Why is fact checking important to news organizations?
A. Advertisers dislike liars and will not buy advertising space from news organizations that print lies.
B. it allows them to hire younger people to do their fact checking whom they can then groom for positions as writers
C. It is illegal to present false information.
D. Presenting false information undermines their credibility.
Answer by James
All of your options are correct. Were a news organization to refuse to issue the truth, they would be reduced to the level of the ” National Inquirer”. Their credibility as news broadcasters would be reduced to a source of great hilarity and amusement among people. No one would take their reports seriously. No one would believe their reports. Their “reputation” would be a joke. seriously doubt they would remain in business.
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