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Journalistic objectivity

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Journalistic objectivity is a considerable notion within the discussion of journalistic professionalism. [1]

68 relations: Access journalism, Accuracy and precision, Advocacy journalism, Agence France-Presse, Associated Press, BBC News, Capitalism, Christiane Amanpour, Citizen journalism, CNN, Columbia Journalism Review, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, Conflict analysis, Conflict resolution, Corporate media, Crowdfunding, David Mindich, Democracy, Discourse, Edward S. Herman, EFE, Fact, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, False balance, FCC fairness doctrine, Fourth Estate, Ida Tarbell, Impartiality, Information Age, Jacksonian democracy, Jonathan Fenby, Journalism ethics and standards, Journalist, Lincoln Steffens, Lynching, Martin Bell, Media bias, Michael Schudson, Muckraker, Mutual exclusivity, Neutrality (philosophy), New Journalism, News agency, News values, Noam Chomsky, Objectivity (philosophy), Partisan (political), Peace and conflict studies, Peace journalism, Pew Research Center, ..., Point of view (philosophy), Progressive Era, Propaganda model, Reuters, Ruben Salvadori, Social justice, Social psychology, The New York Times, Timothy Noah, Tom Wolfe, Underground press, United States presidential election, 1896, University of Gothenburg, Walter Lippmann, War correspondent, World War I, World War II, Yellow journalism. Expand index (18 more) »

Access journalism

Access journalism refers to the kind of journalism (often in interview form) done in exchange for access—meaning media time with important, rich, famous, powerful or otherwise influential people in politics, culture, sports, and other areas, or celebrities in general—is prioritized over journalistic objectivity.

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Accuracy and precision

Precision is a description of random errors, a measure of statistical variability.

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Advocacy journalism

Advocacy journalism is a genre of journalism that intentionally and transparently adopts a non-objective viewpoint, usually for some social or political purpose.

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Agence France-Presse

Agence France-Presse (AFP) is an international news agency headquartered in Paris, France.

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Associated Press

The Associated Press (AP) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.

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BBC News

BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.

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Capitalism is an economic system based upon private ownership of the means of production and their operation for profit.

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Christiane Amanpour

Christiane Amanpour (Kristiane Amānpur; born 12 January 1958) is a British-Iranian journalist and television host.

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Citizen journalism

The concept of citizen journalism (also known as "public", "participatory", "democratic", "guerrilla" or "street" journalism) is based upon public citizens "playing an active role in the process of collecting, reporting, analyzing, and disseminating news and information."Bowman, S. and Willis, C. "" 2003, The Media Center at the American Press Institute.

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Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel and an independent subsidiary of AT&T's WarnerMedia.

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Columbia Journalism Review

The Columbia Journalism Review (CJR) is an American magazine for professional journalists that has been published by the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism since 1961.

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Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism

The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism is the journalism school of Columbia University.

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Conflict analysis

Conflict analysis or conflict assessment is an initial stage of conflict resolution in which parties seek to gain a deeper understanding of the dynamics in their relationship.

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Conflict resolution

Conflict resolution is conceptualized as the methods and processes involved in facilitating the peaceful ending of conflict and retribution.

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Corporate media

Corporate media is a term which refers to a system of mass media production, distribution, ownership, and funding which is dominated by corporations and their CEOs.

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Crowdfunding is the practice of funding a project or venture by raising small amounts of money from a large number of people, typically via the Internet.

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David Mindich

David Mindich (born 1963 in New York City) is a press critic, media historian, and professor at Saint Michael's College in Colchester, Vermont where he served as the chair of the journalism and mass communication department from 2000 to 2006.

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Democracy (δημοκρατία dēmokraa thetía, literally "rule by people"), in modern usage, has three senses all for a system of government where the citizens exercise power by voting.

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Discourse (from Latin discursus, "running to and from") denotes written and spoken communications.

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Edward S. Herman

Edward Samuel Herman (April 7, 1925 – November 11, 2017) was professor emeritus of finance at the Wharton School of Business of the University of Pennsylvania and a media analyst with a specialty in corporate and regulatory issues as well as political economy.

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Agencia EFE, S.A. is a Spanish international news agency, the major multimedia news agency in Spanish language and the world's fourth largest wire service after the Associated Press, Reuters, and Agence France-Presse.

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A fact is a statement that is consistent with reality or can be proven with evidence.

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Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting

Fairness and Accuracy In Reporting (FAIR) is a media criticism organization based in New York City.

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False balance

False balance is a media bias in which journalists present an issue as being more balanced between opposing viewpoints than the evidence supports.

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FCC fairness doctrine

The fairness doctrine of the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC), introduced in 1949, was a policy that required the holders of broadcast licenses both to present controversial issues of public importance and to do so in a manner that was—in the FCC's view—honest, equitable, and balanced.

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Fourth Estate

The Fourth Estate (or fourth power) is a segment of society that wields an indirect but significant influence on society even though it is not a formally recognized part of the political system.

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Ida Tarbell

Ida Minerva Tarbell (November 5, 1857 – January 6, 1944) was an American teacher, author, biographer, and journalist.

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Impartiality (also called evenhandedness or fair-mindedness) is a principle of justice holding that decisions should be based on objective criteria, rather than on the basis of bias, prejudice, or preferring the benefit to one person over another for improper reasons.

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Information Age

The Information Age (also known as the Computer Age, Digital Age, or New Media Age) is a 21st century period in human history characterized by the rapid shift from traditional industry that the Industrial Revolution brought through industrialization, to an economy based on information technology.

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Jacksonian democracy

Jacksonian democracy is a 19th-century political philosophy in the United States that espoused greater democracy for the common man as that term was then defined.

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Jonathan Fenby

Jonathan Fenby, CBE (born 11 November 1942) is China Chairman and Managing Director, European Politics at the research service TSLombard.

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Journalism ethics and standards

Journalism ethics and standards comprise principles of ethics and of good practice as applicable to the specific challenges faced by journalists.

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A journalist is a person who collects, writes, or distributes news or other current information to the public.

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Lincoln Steffens

Lincoln Joseph Steffens (April 6, 1866 – August 9, 1936) was a New York reporter who launched a series of articles in McClure's, called Tweed Days in St.

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Lynching is a premeditated extrajudicial killing by a group.

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Martin Bell

Martin Bell, OBE, (born 31 August 1938) is a British UNICEF (UNICEF UK) Ambassador, a former broadcast war reporter and former independent politician who became the Member of Parliament (MP) for Tatton from 1997 to 2001.

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Media bias

Media bias is the bias or perceived bias of journalists and news producers within the mass media in the selection of events and stories that are reported and how they are covered.

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Michael Schudson

right Michael S. Schudson (born November 3, 1946) is Professor of Journalism in the Graduate School of Journalism, Columbia University and Adjunct Professor in the Department of Sociology.

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The term muckraker was used in the Progressive Era to characterize reform-minded American journalists who attacked established institutions and leaders as corrupt.

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Mutual exclusivity

In logic and probability theory, two events (or propositions) are mutually exclusive or disjoint if they cannot both occur (be true).

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Neutrality (philosophy)

Neutrality is the tendency not to side in a conflict (physical or ideological), which may not suggest neutral parties do not have a side or are not a side themselves.

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New Journalism

New Journalism is a style of news writing and journalism, developed in the 1960s and 1970s, which uses literary techniques deemed unconventional at the time.

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News agency

A news agency is an organization that gathers news reports and sells them to subscribing news organizations, such as newspapers, magazines and radio and television broadcasters.

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News values

News values, sometimes called news criteria, determine how much prominence a news story is given by a media outlet, and the attention it is given by the audience.

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Noam Chomsky

Avram Noam Chomsky (born December 7, 1928) is an American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian, social critic and political activist.

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Objectivity (philosophy)

Objectivity is a central philosophical concept, objective means being independent of the perceptions thus objectivity means the property of being independent from the perceptions, which has been variously defined by sources.

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Partisan (political)

In politics, a partisan is a committed member of a political party or political coalitions.

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Peace and conflict studies

Peace and conflict studies is a social science field that identifies and analyzes violent and nonviolent behaviours as well as the structural mechanisms attending conflicts (including social conflicts), with a view towards understanding those processes which lead to a more desirable human condition.

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Peace journalism

Peace journalism has been developed from research that indicates that often news about conflict has a value bias toward violence.

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Pew Research Center

The Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan American fact tank based in Washington, D.C. It provides information on social issues, public opinion, and demographic trends shaping the United States and the world.

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Point of view (philosophy)

In philosophy, a point of view is a specified or stated manner of consideration, an attitude how one sees or thinks of something, as in "from my personal point of view".

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Progressive Era

The Progressive Era was a period of widespread social activism and political reform across the United States that spanned from the 1890s to the 1920s.

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Propaganda model

The propaganda model is a conceptual model in political economy advanced by Edward S. Herman and Noam Chomsky to explain how propaganda and systemic biases function in corporate mass media.

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Reuters is an international news agency headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

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Ruben Salvadori

Ruben Salvadori is an Italian media professional and photojournalist known for his project 'Photojournalism Behind the Scenes', through which he challenged the dramatic aesthetics of conflict images and the expectation of objective truth by including the photographer in the frame.

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Social justice

Social justice is a concept of fair and just relations between the individual and society.

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Social psychology

Social psychology is the study of how people's thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are influenced by the actual, imagined, or implied presence of others.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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Timothy Noah

Timothy Robert Noah (born 1958) is an American journalist and author.

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Tom Wolfe

Thomas Kennerly Wolfe Jr. (March 2, 1930Some sources say 1931; the New York Times and Reuters both initially reported 1931 in their obituaries before changing to 1930. See and – May 14, 2018) was an American author and journalist widely known for his association with New Journalism, a style of news writing and journalism developed in the 1960s and 1970s that incorporated literary techniques.

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Underground press

The terms underground press or clandestine press refer to periodicals and publications that are produced without official approval, illegally or against the wishes of a dominant (governmental, religious, or institutional) group.

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United States presidential election, 1896

The United States presidential election of 1896 was the 28th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 3, 1896.

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University of Gothenburg

The University of Gothenburg (Göteborgs universitet) is a university in Sweden's second largest city, Gothenburg.

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Walter Lippmann

Walter Lippmann (September 23, 1889 – December 14, 1974) was an American writer, reporter, and political commentator famous for being among the first to introduce the concept of Cold War, coining the term "stereotype" in the modern psychological meaning, and critiquing media and democracy in his newspaper column and several books, most notably his 1922 book Public Opinion.

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War correspondent

A war correspondent is a journalist who covers stories firsthand from a war zone.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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Yellow journalism

Yellow journalism and the yellow press are American terms for journalism and associated newspapers that present little or no legitimate well-researched news while instead using eye-catching headlines for increased sales.

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