David Gutman writes for the Capital News Service in Maryland
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Thursday, October 25, 2012
Objectivity Does Not Mean Neutrality: The Danger of False Equivalency in the Media
What happens when public officials don’t tell the truth? Traditionally it’s been the role of the media to point this out. It is the role of the media not only to uncover hidden deceit, but also to point out deceit in plain sight. The media should not and cannot hide behind the phony gauze of neutrality.