“The touchstone of our sanity”

Discussing objectivity in journalism using interdisciplinary elements

Authors

  • Joseph Gibbs

Keywords:

Journalism, Journalistic Objectivity

Abstract

Objectivity is a contentious topic in journalism, important to address in a newswriting classroom because of the profession’s mission of representing reality. While often discussed within the discipline, other fields also provide examples of definitions and observations that may help journalism educators find additional ways to approach the subject. They also offer the potential for introducing relevant, related topics along the way.

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Gibbs , J. . (2015). “The touchstone of our sanity”: Discussing objectivity in journalism using interdisciplinary elements. Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Education, 3(2), 47–57. Retrieved from https://www.ojed.org/index.php/jise/article/view/1473