Axios Allows Its Reporters to Join Protests

In an unusual move at a news media organization, the head of Axios, a site popular with Beltway insiders, said in a memo that the company would support staff members who take part in public protests, a shift from the stance journalists normally adopt to avoid the appearance of partisanship.

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3 thoughts on “Axios Allows Its Reporters to Join Protests

  • June 9, 2020 at 9:28 am
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    And journalists wonder why nobody believes them or trusts them. What happened to objectivity and fairness? What a disgrace!

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  • June 9, 2020 at 10:14 am
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    At that point they are not Journalist or even reporters,

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  • June 9, 2020 at 6:01 pm
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    as those above have stated: these people are no longer journalists, they are becoming activists, and, if they had any integrity left, they should quit their jobs …
    if there is one thing journalists should be fighting to maintain, it’s public trust … by showing their bias, they are losing not only those who beg to differ, they eventually force even those who support the same bias to begin questioning the fairness of their reporting: propaganda does not equal journalism …
    once you lose public trust, you may as well pack it in: this is one of the toughest things to keep, and, once lost, it;s gone for ever …

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