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Letter: Regarding fake news...
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According to Kathleen Parker’s recent column (Facts and truth matter most of all in news), those of us who witness and report fake news are among, “...a volunteer class of arrogantly ignorant”. To that, the appropriate response is Shakespeare’s Hamlet, “The lady doth protest too much, methinks.” As an experienced, nationally syndicated columnist, Parker simply has to be aware of -- let’s call it -- “news management practices” of the newspapers she cited, the New York Times and the Washington Post, quoting the latter’s masthead statement, “Democracy Dies in Darkness.”