Thursday, December 30, 2010

Nothing is objective

Our reader Karrde wrote:
"I am also the kind of news-reader who likes to pick apart the facts in the news, and ignore or dispute commentary that is disguised as news-reporting."

Indeed. I realized a few years ago that the newspapers' biggest conceit and deceit is that they do objective reporting. They can't, because there is simply no such thing as an objective viewpoint.

posted by Eolake Stobblehouse @ Thursday, December 30, 2010   3 comments links to this post


At 31 Dec 2010, 01:45:00, Anonymous Bruce said...

So true. Every body, every writer, every article has a point of view. To pretend otherwise is to lie.

At 1 Jan 2011, 18:56:00, Blogger karrde said...

and every once in a while I find a nice turn of phrase...

At 1 Jan 2011, 20:24:00, Blogger eolake said...

That's a good thing.


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