TITLE

The Road Traveled From Journalism to Jail

AUTHOR(S)
Sylvester, David A.
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Nieman Reports;Summer2006, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p99
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's reflections on being a journalist and getting arrested for protesting the policies and practices of the School of the Americas. He posits that investigative journalism is non-objective as opposed to the principle that journalism must be objective and impartial. The truth takes sides and truth-seeking is the courage that is missing in journalism. He believes that the absence of consciousness and compassion is a problem of journalism.
ACCESSION #
21684857

 

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