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Date TimeOctober 27, 2019
VoiceReaders respond to an article by Gary YoungeGary Younge’s brilliant article (In its deference to the powerful, our media are failing us, 25 October) highlights the vital role of curiosity, scepticism and challenging the powerful on behalf of readers. Most newspapers are uncritical cheerleaders for Brexit, so the Guardian must do even more to expose those who will benefit (including press owners) and their lobbyists. It also needs to expose flaws in the EU (The EU is no defender of workers’ rights, 25 October) and global institutions. Seeking the truth and bigger picture behind events is more important than ever, and why I get the Guardian every day.Titus AlexanderAuthor of Practical Politics: Lessons in Power and Democracy, Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
Journalists’ duty to seek the bigger picture | Letters
• What is forgotten in current debates about journalism is that journalists are in competition to be the first to break “news”. The reports, and especially journalists’ tweets, are infused with palpable excitement as one or other seeks to be first at reporting news emanating from No 10.

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