This is perhaps the media’s greatest sin. For the last forty years, the news has become “he said, she said” reporting. They are trying to be objective, but they end up creating a false equivalency between fact based arguments and complete bullshit.
We see it in today’s post-truth Trumpocalypse.
This is a fantastic article on how propaganda works and how the press is guilty of allowing lies to circulate by giving air time to pathological liars.
The truth is absolutely NOT somewhere in the middle.
Not when you have you have the neverending stream of lies coming out of the mouths of one party and 30% of the population.