‘A Lie isn’t an Alternative Point of View,’ Lithuanian Foreign Minister Reminds the West

‘A Lie isn’t an Alternative Point of View,’ Lithuanian Foreign Minister Reminds the West

Paul Goble

Staunton, September 12 – One of the reasons for the success Vladimir Putin has had in his propaganda efforts is that he has exploited a dangerous trend in Western media – the proclivity of many journalists and their audiences to equate “balance” with “objectivity” – by putting out as an “alternative” viewpoint something that is nothing more than a lie.

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