Thomas Jefferson once said:
No experiment can be more interesting than that we are now trying, and which we trust will end in establishing the fact, that man may be governed by reason and truth. Our first object should therefore be, to leave open to him all the avenues to truth. The most effectual hitherto found, is the freedom of the press.
So, how is it we struggle to know the truth? Why has our media become so … terrible? In this episode of The Currency I share the two key things—one a trend and the other a watershed moment—that have led to our current situation.