This is the Manager’s Minute.
News reporting is messy. Getting facts right, connecting dots and writing an interesting, accurate story on a strict deadline is not easy.
But, the work journalists do is essential to a functioning democracy. We’re obligated to ask tough questions, push for answers and hold public officials and powerful institutions accountable.
Whoever is in power at the time doesn’t often like it when we ask them questions they don’t want to answer, about topics they’d rather not discuss, or expose them for hiding the truth.