objectivity http://tspr.org en Getting to Know Your Reporters http://tspr.org/post/getting-know-your-reporters <p>The panelists discuss whether the audience deserves to know more about reporters – and how much information might be too much.</p><p></p><p></p><p>The New York Times covered the issue in <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/06/public-editor/when-reporters-get-personal.html?pagewanted=1&amp;_r=3&amp;">a piece by Margaret Sullivan</a>. She wrote, “Journalists can let readers get to know their backgrounds, their personalities and how they do their jobs.”&nbsp; She also quoted the author David Weinberger, who said, “Transparency is the new objectivity.”</p> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 20:38:25 +0000 Rich Egger 27298 at http://tspr.org Getting to Know Your Reporters Getting Both Sides of the Story http://tspr.org/post/getting-both-sides-story <p>The panelists discuss whether it's imperative to get both sides of the story every time a reporter covers an issue.<br><br>Panelist Lisa Kernek said it's more important to verify facts and be transparent about how the facts are obtained. She said reporters should strive to get at the truth in an objective way. Kernek said it's not as simple as giving equal amounts of space or time to both sides.<br> Tue, 11 Sep 2012 16:52:08 +0000 Rich Egger 21394 at http://tspr.org Getting Both Sides of the Story