BONUS: 2017 MacTaggart Lecture, with Jon Snow

The full, unedited James MacTaggart memorial lecture, as presented at the Edinburgh international television festival 2017 by Channel 4 News anchor 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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