One thought on “Journalism’s responsibility to the public

  1. It introduces a new and potentially powerful concept of fairness: being “fair to the truth,” which as we know is not always evenly distributed among the sides in a public dispute.

    Love this. Somewhere along the way people got the idea that journalists should just report what each side says. It’s as if a sports reporter covering a boxing match were to neglect to mention who won the fight and instead just report that “both sides threw some punches”.

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