Greg Little’s piece on the role of facts in journalism should be required reading for all.
Elaborating on the same subject, journalism covers a range of bias and veracity that can be thought of as forming a two-dimensional field that can be charted. On the horizontal axis we have the political tone of the article, ranging from extreme left, through neutral, to extreme conservatism with multiple degrees of moderation in between.
All of these categories can be based on verifiable facts, an...
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