Publisher: Kalla Kulor

This essay was part of an anthology on journalism etc in the wake of the IT crash in the early 2000s. Hans Bergström's contribution discusses the relationship between modern journalism and underlying realities. “It is little understood that the image of reality need not be connected to reality.” One example is the many disclosers of “scandals” among politicians, bureaucrats and corporate leaders. They most likely have more to do with a new type of critical journalism than with any deterioration in ethics among the elites.