That rant about objectivity

In regards to my rant about news and politics earlier today, here is a recap of my rant about why I don’t trust objectivity.

This obsession with objectivity is becoming rather unhealthy and dangerous. It is now less about true objectivity and more about being perceived to be objective; to seem more trustworthy than other journalists. If an article is deemed objective, then it is presumed by default to be infallible and its objectivity should not be questioned – a very dangerous path to head down, which can further harm journalism.

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