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Between 'fake news' and 'alternative facts', where would the truth stand?

Team Trump has set in motion a chilling irreverence towards fact that could do great damage to its credibility

Mr Trump's press secretary, Sean Spicer, used his first appearance at the lectern of the White House briefing room to put forth easily debunked statistics that questioned the news media's reporting.

New York

WHEN Donald Trump swore the presidential oath on Friday, he assumed responsibility not only for the levers of government but also for one of the United States' most valuable assets, battered though it may be: its credibility.

The country's sentimental reverence for truth...

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