“Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Establishment media journalists are dropping objectivity!”
As a conspiracy realist, you would be right to scoff at a newsboy yelling such an obvious observation as if it were a breaking news scandal of mammoth proportions. “Of course the dinosaur media hacks aren’t objective,” you might mutter under your breath as you pass by. “What are you going to report next, that water is wet?”
But if that is your reaction to such a statement, then what are we to make of the Columbia Journalism Review’s new 24,000-word, four-part report purporting to show that the New York Times and its fellow travelers in the corporate media have done “damage to [their] credibility” by dropping the pretense of objectivity in their reporting on the Russiagate story?
Sehr lesenswerter Artikel darüber warum Journalismus nie objektiv sein kann. Und warum 15 minütige tägliche Nachrichtensendungen selbstverständlich nicht die komplette Weltlage darstellen können.