Should Journalism Express Opinions- McGill Tribune column

(In hindsight, the title is a bit ironic, seeing as columns do run in the “Opinion” section)

“These past few years have been a time of tumult for most journalistic organizations. Various forms of modern media, such as the Internet and cable television, they have challenged the dominance of print and network television, and have also challenged the orthodoxy of whether “the news” should express an opinion. The ratings successes of Fox News and conservative talk radio hosts such as Rush Limbaugh, to speak nothing of the Internet, have led to much soul searching among both journalists and political observers about the role of objectivity, and where the line can be crossed (if at all).”

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