Balance vs. Bias in Journalism

Does the ideal of balance distort the news? What if there are more than two sides to the story — or the sides aren't equal? And how is a reader supposed to wade through all the 'he said, she said?'

Guests:

Jeffrey Dvorkin, NPR ombudsman

Brent Cunningham, managing editor of the Columbia Journalism Review

Jeff Jarvis, media executive and blogger at buzzmachine.com

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