In the modern world, where almost everything is image and appearance, it happens as in birthday presents. It is not so much the content that matters as the container. The gift may be bad, but the wrapping cannot fail. In this society as important as the reality itself is what is said and written about it. Most people do not form their opinion on the facts but on the news, whether it is true or false.
A few weeks ago the media filled their front pages with accusations of rape of men, women and children by Russian soldiers. A leading newspaper such as The Times headlined: “Ukrainian women raped by Russian troops refuse to keep quiet” (1). The same was said by others: CNN, El País, RTVE, Tele 5… There were no exceptions.
The Ukrainian Ombudsman, Lyudmyla Denisova, shown in the cover photo, declared that 25 teenage girls were locked…
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