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Journalism Objectivity

For the Journalist, Objectivity Changes When Coverage Includes Dictionary-Defined Racial Slur

Ray Halbritter | Posted 10.29.2014 | Media
Ray Halbritter

True objectivity involves recognizing that using this racial slur in news coverage is, unto itself, an act of opinion and advocacy on behalf of those who wish to denigrate Native Americans.

Anderson Cooper And Journalism 101: The Myth Of Objectivity

Tracy Baim | Posted 07.03.2012 | Gay Voices
Tracy Baim

Is someone who is straight (or closeted) any better able to cover a gay story? Every reporter has a long list of bias points. It is time we shatter this notion that being part of a minority group means you should not be able to cover that group.

Surviving the Death of Objectivity

Chris Ladd | Posted 04.07.2012 | Media
Chris Ladd

Britain is a successful democracy whose journalistic establishment has never, beyond the BBC, pretended any objectivity. Yet they suffer nothing like the polarizing ideological blindness we currently endure.