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.

3 comments:

Bruce said...

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

karrde said...

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

eolake said...

That's a good thing.