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Media fails to take accountability

Media fails to take accountability

By Ajay Dugar, Columnist

February 7, 2019

“Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?” This Latin phrase, “Who watches the watchmen?” is attributed to the Roman poet Juvenal. Over the centuries, this expression has been invoked to underscore the responsibility and necessity of scrutinizing those in power. This has typically been the job of the media — t...