John Pilger: Real Journalism

What is real journalism? John Pilger reviews his 50 year career

John Pilger says journalism is meant to be about truth. In this video he reviews his career over more than 50 years as a campaigning journalist, filmmaker and author. Journalism, he says, has a part to play on behalf of humanity. But too many journalists and journalistic institutions see themsleves as expressing the ambitions and designs of power, of the people at the top, instead of expressing the humanity of all people.

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