Well, kids, we hope you enjoyed this peek behind the curtain. Lather rinse repeat for every corporate interest story you've ever seen, exit through the gift shop and thanks for visiting the Illuminati.
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Working with a PR company definitely changed the way that I look at news, and didn't consider myself naive.
I suspect most articles are fed by PR, even where the motivation isn't obvious. When you add the political motivations of outlets, there's not much room left for organic reporting.
so what do you think is the solution?