BONUS: 2017 MacTaggart Lecture, with Jon Snow
This is a moving and highly personal journey through a career spanning 40 years in journalism.
Snow considers who audiences can trust in a new world of alternative facts and false realities. He asks why journalists didn't spot Grenfell Tower as a disaster waiting to happen. And he ponders the question of diversity in the media industry which does not - in his view - go far enough to accurately reflect the society it serves.
And as his audience moves away from broadcasting, Snow outlines the success Channel 4 news has had in reaching new outlets - but asks if social media platforms should be paying more for the content they propagate.
Expect some strong views and similarly strong language.
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