It almost feels like we are living in a post-truth world. Reliable news sources seem to be a thing of the past as we now live in a world where ‘fake news,’ ‘conspiracy theories’ and the tactic of new political administrations to happily go on television and tout their ‘alternative facts.’ With the specter of war looming large across the continent of Europe, and indeed the rest of the world, once more, being party to reliable information is as crucial as it ever was.
And while no news outlets can be completely unbiased, it’s just not in our nature as we all lean politically one way or the other, some of these providers of vital information have a history of being far more reliable than others. But where can you find some truth in our media today? Which publications or programmers take the time to check their facts instead of checking their clicks?
Here we look at 10 journalistic brands, while not perfect, have built up decades and decades of goodwill with their readership due to the integrity and honesty of (most) of their journalists, and are lauded by other journalists and journalistic academia.