Media bias / Susan Hunnicutt, book editor

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Subjects: Mass media--Objectivity--United States
Journalism--Objectivity--United States
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, 2011
Series: At issue
At issue. Mass media
LC Classification: P
Physical Description: 121 p. ; 24 cm
Additional Authors: Hunnicutt, Susan
Notes: LCCN: 2011001263
ISBN: 9780737751598 (hardcover)
ISBN: 0737751592 (hardcover)
ISBN: 9780737751604 (pbk.)
ISBN: 0737751606 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: The participatory news consumer: how the digital environment is changing the way Americans get their news / Kristen Purcell, Lee Rainie, Amy Mitchell, Tom Rosenstiel, and Kenny Olmstead -- The traditional values of news journalism have been under attack / Tessa Mayes -- The media have always been biased / Jeremy D. Boreing -- Journalists must strive for objectivity / David Brooks -- Journalism & status quos: quest for objectivity has actually created a moral void / Chris Hedges -- It is naïve to think that journalists can avoid bias / Andrew R. Cline -- The transparency of the new social media eliminates the need for objectivity / Matthew Ingram -- Verification is more important than objectivity / Jack Shafer -- The mainstream media are biased in favor of the Democratic party / Dan Whitfield -- The mainstream media tilt toward the Republicans / Jonathan Weiler -- Bias in the business media contributed to the financial crisis / Dean Starkman -- Business media bias did not contribute to the financial crisis / Chris Roush -- Scienceblogs raised questions about its credibility by hosting a nutrition blog for Pepsico / John Timmer -- Bias often distorts the reporting of science news / Charles W. Schmidt
OCLC Number: 696778678
ISBN/ISSN: 9780737751598
0737751592
9780737751604
0737751606