For journalists, is attempted objectivity good enough?
Journalists often strive to get more than one side to a story in an effort to be fair and objective, but how well does that serve the audience? One press critic says "he said/she said" stories are among the lowest forms of journalism, and leave the audience more confused than informed.
- Jay Rosen: Professor of journalism at New York University and author of PressThink, a blog about journalism.
- Alicia Shepard: Media fellow at Duke University and former NPR ombudsman.
- Andrew Donohue: Editor of Voice of San Diego, an online news site.