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Jon Snow: ‘There will be a before and after for the news media'

Posted On: 20 May 2020   |   Posted By: The Big Issue

Everything I have ever reported upon, anywhere, ever, has come into play during this pandemic. This is not something I've investigated before and it's not something I ever thought would happen to any of us.
It's a coming of age, in a way. Before Covid-19, I was always reporting on something happening to somebody else. As journalists, we are constantly removing ourselves from the devastating impact of the things we report. But this is also happening to me. And because of the intimacy of it - that it's happening to we who report, as well as those we report upon - there's not the distance we often experience as journalists.
But it does become possible to disentangle yourself and look at it objectively. All the things we normally have to do on any story we have to do now with added urgency. We have to interrogate. We have to understand. We even have to forgive at times when something crazy is said. These are testing times for every individual involved, be they a minister, a victim, a nurse, a doctor. We have to...

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