MPR News :: Long-time readers of NewsCut and its predecessor, Polinaut, know that I'm conflicted when the subject of the political activities of journalists comes up. I've long considered the claim of "objectivity" to be fraudulent. Humans aren't objective. Rather, journalists should strive for fairness. No need to go over it again. You can watch the whole argument here.
[Bob Collins: All that said, we have to acknowledge that trust is the real currency of journalism and if people think you have a horse in the race, that currency is devalued.]
Continue to read Bob Collins, minnesota.publicradio.org
Hat tip and comment: Jay Rosen: