Yes, there are two media narratives. Don't equate them; don't call both 'journalism'

[Commentary] There are different ways — as different as black and white — in seeing the world depending on whether you get your political news and analysis from Fox News and Breitbart News or CNN and The New York Times. One narrative today is crafted by platforms that have become political weapons for the Trump administration, while the other is largely the function of news organizations operating under traditional journalistic standards, like The Baltimore Sun, The Washington Post, The New York Times or CNN. One is propaganda, the other journalism. Not understanding that difference is one of the reasons so many are confused about where to go for information they can trust. The distinction might be more important than ever for Americans, because for the first time since the end of World War II, at least, we have large media outlets with the word “news” in their titles in political league with the White House, aiding in its messaging campaigns while operating without journalistic restraints.


Yes, there are two media narratives. Don't equate them; don't call both 'journalism'