For more than a year - well before I heard the term "fake news" - I thought about writing a book to help people understand how the news is actually made.
Like sausage and legislation, it can be an ugly process, but increasingly important to understand in our always-on, hyperconnected world.
Might be too late now for my book. but we can always go to Sweden, where media literacy is now a staple of public education.
"You need to know what you can trust, what the difference between a serious media outlet and a propaganda site is. And how certain can you be that your image of the truth is formed from facts, and not someone who wants you to think about things in a certain way?”