[ASC-list] Another opinion into the mix

Susan Kirk skirk at iprimus.com.au
Thu Jul 18 00:05:18 UTC 2013

Sarah wrote:

> But wait, there's more....
> I just read this article after a twitter link posted by Bora Zivkovic.
> Interesting to see how the author Jack Chafer weaves journalism into the
> history of the USA, and argues the case that we need partisan journalism. Lots
> of links to breaking science stories in here too.
> http://blogs.reuters.com/jackshafer/2013/07/16/from-tom-paine-to-glenn-greenwa
> ld-we-need-partisan-journalism/
> Too much reading, so little time

Interesting.  Is partisan more noble than bias?  Will it avoid contempt or
expulsion from the journalist's unions? Does bias make a journalist ask the
right questions?  

But really, isn't partisan journalism one and the same as investigative

So many questions...so little time


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