Saturday, December 26, 2020

Swimming against the tide

I can't think of a much worse job than having to wade through the fetid slurry of fake news, deliberate disinformation and dangerous conspiracy theories and patiently set out the reality. But to be relentlessly vilified, harassed and threatened for doing so? No thanks. It's a hell of a burden for the BBC's Marianna Spring, "a 24-year-old woman with a normal life", to have to cope with - as she recently made clear in an article for i.

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