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Seymour Hersh on the State of American Journalism (Video)

Chris Hedges
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Chris Hedges is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, New York Times best selling author, former professor at Princeton University, activist and ordained Presbyterian minister. He has written 11 books,…
Chris Hedges

In a conversation with Seymour Hersh, the Pulitzer prize-winning investigative reporter who broke several "seismic" stories throughout his career, reporting on U.S. involvement in Vietnam, Cambodia, Chile and Iraq, Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges wonders if the era of great journalism that Hersh embodies has passed.

Hedges says, "We are sodden with fake news, hyped-up and incomplete information and false assertions delivered non-stop by our daily newspapers, our televisions, our online news agencies, our social media and our president."

Listen to the full discussion in the video player above.

— Posted by Natasha Hakimi Zapata

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