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Objectivity in journalism
Hammer Forum

Objectivity in Journalism

Tuesday Jun 6, 2017 7:30 PM This is a past program

In 2016, the Oxford English Dictionary named “post-truth” its international word of the year, while the phrases “alternative facts” and “fake news” continue to haunt news media. Former editor of The Nation and veteran journalist Victor Navasky, University of Missouri journalism professor Tom Warhover, and journalist Lewis Wallace discuss media objectivity, neutrality, and opinion in a political and cultural era where emotional appeals are in constant tension with objective facts. Moderated by political theorist Ainsley LeSure.

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