Many students and other entry-level workers don’t have the luxury of choosing a job that precisely aligns with their ethical principles, argues Kenny Le PZ ’25.
Objectivity is a worthy and important goal for journalists, but a focus on objectivity above all else can lead to “both sides” rhetoric that obscures truth.
Throughout this semester, various groups and individuals have asked us to do things that don’t adhere to our policies and universal journalism ethics. This includes taking down photos, retracting names and statements, and reviewing our coverage before publication. Because we understand not everyone is familiar with our policies and how