Jim Lehrer on Misinformation and Serious Journalism

January 23, 2020  • Institute Staff

In a crowded media atmosphere and without a shared set of facts, Jim Lehrer warned, misinformation and lies spread quickly. In this 2010 conversation, the PBS Newshour host described the importance of the “serious business of journalism.”

Lehrer spoke with Walter Isaacson as he received the Aspen Institute Public Service Award on August 7, 2010.