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The Media Line - Jim Breckenridge, Intelligence Studies

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Jim Breckenridge, dean of the Ridge College of Intelligence Studies and Applied Sciences, is quoted in this article in The Media Line, established in 2000 as one of the first American non-profit news agencies created to address the need for complete, contextual and nuanced reporting from the Middle East. In "Speak truth unto power," Breckenridge and other seasoned intelligence authorities worldwide discuss the intelligence community's role in the "post-truth" era and its relationship with the public. "If the effect of fake news is to be offset […] then the reading public must be comfortable with using multiple sources and corroboration devices, as the intel community typically employs,” Breckenridge said. Read more here.