How do we know any more what is true and what isn't? We are living through the greatest communication revolution since Gutenberg, in which falsehood regularly seems to overwhelm truth. Alan Rusbridger offers an urgent and agenda-setting examination of the past, present and future of the press, and the forces menacing its freedom. The growth of social media and with it, the ability of billions of people to publish has created a vast amount of unreliable and false news which now competes with, and sometimes drowns, more established forms of journalism. Where can we look for reliable, verifiable sources of news and information? What does all this mean for democracy? And what will the future hold?