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Wall Street Journal editor-in-chief at Davos acknowledges loss of control over news narratives 

Summarised by Centrist 

During a discussion at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Wall Street Journal Editor-in-Chief Emma Tucker said legacy media outlets like the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times no longer have a monopoly on information and narratives. 

Tucker attributed this change to the internet and shrinking press freedoms. She pointed out the challenge for legacy brands and the shift from being gatekeepers of information to facing greater scrutiny and scepticism from the public.

European Commission Vice President Věra Jourová also participated in the discussion. Jourová remarked on the rise of “disinformation” as a security threat and on efforts to improve the system for delivering accurate facts in the European Union. Her comments were met with scepticism regarding the distinction between facts and opinions in the media landscape.

Read more over at Zerohedge 

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