Frame of Reference and Journalistic Integrity By Kim Petersen

6 April 2014 — Dissident Voice

Can writers, can anyone be truly objective? In his article, “Journalism and the Illusion of Objectivity,” Michael Holtzman tackles a topic that impacts media and journalistic integrity. It is correct to question claims to journalistic objectivity and to question the very existence of such a beast as objectivity.

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VTJP Palestine-Israel Newslinks 9 August 2013: Where is the BBC’s objectivity where Palestine is concerned?

9 August 2013 — VTJP


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US: Israeli-Palestinian talks Aug. 14 in Jerusalem
8/9/2013 – WASHINGTON (AFP) — Palestinian and Israeli negotiators will resume talks on ending their long-standing conflict on August 14 in Jerusalem, the US State Department said Thursday. The talks restarted last month in Washington under US mediation, and both sides agreed to try to resolve their differences within nine months. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki told reporters that US mediator Martin Indyk would attend the next round….

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Through a glass objectively By William Bowles

25 June 2003

The idea that there is some kind of ‘objective’ ground from which to view events, particularly of the political variety, is a long-held fantasy, especially of British journalism. It’s still taught in British universities would you believe, that out there, somewhere, there’s a space that the journalist can occupy, which sits perfectly in the middle, between one view and another (pre-supposing of course, that there are only two sides to an issue).

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