Content Tagged ‘John Calhoun Merrill’

The promise of new bookcases

November 27, 2013 | 15 Comments

Fairness & John McPhee’s ‘Archdruid’

August 6, 2010 | 2 Comments

[H]uman judgment tells you what to do in journalism—not god or the rule book or the facts. That’s not a trivial point: journalism is saturated with judgment, and a lot of that judgment belongs to the individual journalist. The trouble arises (and this is the whole reason we have the bias debate) because American journalists some time ago took refuge in objectivity, and began to base their authority on a claim to have removed bias from the news.—Jay Rosen “What’s …

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