I’m a biased journalist, but at least I’m honest!
Honest journalism vs objective journalism
By Zan Azlee
JAN 21 — A while back, I wrote a piece on how I thought objective journalism had become passé in this day and age and that we need to have our biases. The response I got was varied. Some people agreed with me and said that objectivity has always just been an ideology only and never practical.
Some disagreed and said that journalists should always strive to be objective as much as possible because this is their responsibility to the public. Well, I do agree that journalists do have a responsibility to the public. But what exactly is that responsibility? Is it really objectivity? [Click to read the full article at The Malaysian Insider]