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Articles tagged objectivity (42)

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Mark Coddington    
Plus: Glenn Greenwald’s journalistic model, evaluating The Times’ paywall, and the rest of this week’s news in journalism and tech.
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Mark Coddington    
Plus: The debate between advocacy and objectivity, John Henry’s vision for The Boston Globe, and the rest of the week’s future-of-news news.
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Jonathan Stray    
“Investigative journalism may have pride of place within the mythology of American news, but that’s not really what journalists have been up to, by and large.”
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Loes Witschge    
Says the editor of De Correspondent: “I don’t believe in ‘the news’ in the objective sense of the word. You can describe the world in infinite ways, and ‘the news’ happens to be one of them.”
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Caroline O'Donovan    
“When you’re writing, especially journalism internationally, there is sort of a lack of cognizance around the facts that you’re not writing solely for an American audience anymore.”
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Mark Coddington    
Plus: The debate over transparency and objectivity, more fallout from gun record publication, the Bradley Manning case, and the rest of the week’s media/tech news.
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Nick Diakopoulos    
As algorithms play an ever-larger role in how we get news and information, it’s important to realize the ways that bias — intentional or not — can seep into their decisions.
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Ken Doctor    
If you want to charge readers for journalism, you have to prove its value — and that means getting beyond he-said-she-said and the view from nowhere.
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Linda Greenhouse    
Linda Greenhouse says journalists need to watch out for regression to a phony mean.
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Jonathan Stray    
Does the quest for balance in news stories open journalists up to claims of bias? It’s all about the framing.
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Adrienne LaFrance    
Huh’s new news startup Circa, set to launch this summer, aims to re-imagine news consumption for a meme-friendly time.
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Lucas Graves    
“Truth vigilante” or no, the hubbub over fact-checking in news articles gets at some deeper issues about how journalists view their own work.
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Mark Coddington    
Plus: ‘Truth vigilantes’ and objectivity, debating the value of political journalism, unique paywall models, and the rest of the week’s must-reads in the future of news.