Trusting the words you are reading means trusting the person behind them.
This statistic was repeated last week by the most widely-circulated newspaper in the USA, but it is flawed in many ways.
The 24/7 news cycle encourages politicians and regulators to adopt quick-fix solutions that generate favorable publicity, irrespective of whether they might work.
The success of STIR/SHAKEN has lain just over the horizon for four years in a row.
Authorities praised for finding a man who made 8bn illegal calls should also be criticized for the failure to punish him earlier.
A vibrant and free press is vital to holding public bodies accountable for their failures. Tanzania’s press prefers to blame telcos for every failure by every government function.