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Articles tagged objectivity (46)

“When newspapers insist they’re just being impartial observers, I think that performance hurts trust in journalists.”
Newsrooms are struggling to apply traditional ideas about objectivity to the current moment, and some journalists are being caught in the middle.
“Trends are not the same as news, but Facebook kinda wants them to be.”
“To hold future journalism accountable (not simply to describe its dynamics to interested readers), public editors must speak a new language of platform ethics that is part professional journalism, part technology design, all public values.”
Plus: Glenn Greenwald’s journalistic model, evaluating The Times’ paywall, and the rest of this week’s news in journalism and tech.
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.
“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.”
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.” Loes Witschge