Objectivity and Its Opposite, 'Objectivity'

if the parties were disagreeing about something, you were supposed to report what both were saying without taking sides–even if, as it happened, it seemed like one side or the other had the truth on their side. Note that not only is this not the same as philosophical objectivity, it's pretty much the opposite: Journalistic objectivity means that you can't report what really happened, you can only report what both sides said happened. Full Story »

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The other way to maintain your “objectivity,” aside from believing both sides, is to disbelieve both sides. More »

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