September 28, 2018
How should the media be impartial? Should it try to just stick to the facts? I defend an alternative model of media impartiality inspired by the adversarial legal trial here: http://www.lse.ac.uk/philosophy/blog/2018/09/25/media-impartiality-2/
September 18, 2018
Below is an example of adversarial coverage of an incident covered by the following Reuters article:
Note that I have not actually interviewed any experts nor am I a journalist. This is merely meant to serve as an illustration of the adversarial model of news coverage.
I make the case against legally banning male infant circumcision here: https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/banning-circumcision-and-the-strength-of-childrens-rights/
What is media impartiality? When is the media required to be impartial? Why is media impartiality important? I defend some answers to these questions here: http://www.lse.ac.uk/philosophy/blog/2018/08/14/media-impartiality-1/