Thursday, November 03, 2011

it's not about objectivity

David Atkins complains about the behavior of Politico, reporting on the Cain and Perry camps as if it weren't part of the story, and says
The myth of objectivity in journalism can't die a fast enough death.
But it's never been about objectivity. It's been about the appearance of objectivity. It's always been OK (and unavoidable) to have political views, as long as you can claim that you don't.

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