News in the age of digital disruption – Future Tense – ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
“The digital disruption to news delivery has also posed questions about the need for impartiality in the digital age. With the internet providing so many varied opinions and views on an issue, and social media favouring strongly held opinions, is there still room for the objective reporting method?”
Rolling Stone didn’t just fail readers — it failed Jackie, too – Vox
The Rolling Stone article on campus rape failed to protect the woman at the heart of the story by ignoring basic journalism, says Vox. I’m pretty sure such a piece would not have got past any of my old news editors when I was a reporter. “None of those things mean Jackie is lying. But it makes it all the more important to ask for proof. If you are going to expose a traumatized 20-year-old to the judgment of the entire world with a story that many people don’t want to believe is true, you owe it to everyone — to your readers, but especially to her — to make sure it is unimpeachable. It’s not just damage control for your publication or your personal reputation. It’s to protect the person who trusted you.”
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