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Articles tagged objectivity (44)

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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. Nick Diakopoulos
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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. Ken Doctor
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Linda Greenhouse says journalists need to watch out for regression to a phony mean. Linda Greenhouse
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Does the quest for balance in news stories open journalists up to claims of bias? It’s all about the framing. Jonathan Stray
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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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“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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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.
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Plus: Julian Assange faces extradition, public radio continues to struggle with political opinions, and the rest of the week’s journalism and tech news. Mark Coddington
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The tech-industry news site forces journalists to think about concepts of objectivity, transparency, audience, and why they do what they do. C.W. Anderson
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Plus the week’s required reading: a CJR takeout on Journal Register, Marshall McLuhan mania, Rosen and Carr debate, and Paul Ford on Facebook and narrative. Mark Coddington
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