Objectivity Often Used As A 'Crutch' In Reporting On Race, UT Journalism Professor Says

Dec 14, 2017

A research paper on white reporters covering race argues for more flexibility on one of the basic tenets of journalism: objectivity.

The article got UT-Austin journalism professor George Sylvie's attention. He tells KUT's Jennifer Stayton stories about race don't lend themselves to daily, quick turnaround; they require more background and context.