danah's the bravest and most effective writer on matters like keeping kids safe on the Internet, getting the facts out in areas where people tend to make stuff up.
Her post on Medium might articulate a lot about journalism, both from a journalism and a news consumer perspective. You can read it here.
She gets to the point, writing simply and effectively.
"… since when did the practice of journalism allow for uncritically making shit up? ::shaking head:: Where’s the fine line between poor journalism and fabrication?"
Also, check out her new book, It's Complicated…
(Note to self: this also reminds me that I don't write so good.)