Tag Archives: objectivity

Objectivity Explored

Objectivity explored: “The ideal of objectivity has led to an increase in ‘both-sidesism’ — often elaborate attempts to avoid showing favor to any person in a story,” writes Will Meyer.

Saving journalism will mean saving it from a false notion of objectify, he writes.


Opinion In The News

Opinion in the news: It’s a split decision when RAND looked at media objectivity, reports Laura Hazard Owen.

Journalism became more subjective over time, she writes. But it depends on the type of journalism.

“Newspapers reporting remains much as it was before the Web — but both TV and online news rely more heavily on emotion, personal experiences and argument.”