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What the frack? “Digging deep” (no pun intended) with fracking coverage

It’s common knowledge that presenting each side of a story is key to writing an unbiased article. Even if the author takes a position on the issue, acknowledging the opposition contributes to a better-developed and more credible piece. However, this “he said, she said” type of reporting has been receiving criticism lately (link to explanation […]

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He said, she said what?!

In the article “We Have No Idea Who’s Right: Criticizing ‘he said, she said’ journalism at NPR,” Jay Rosen expresses his disdain for what he calls “he said, she said reporting.” He believes that when journalists present the differing views surrounding a public dispute, they do not assess “clashing truth claims.” While trying to be […]

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