Sunday, April 20, 2008
Hell, those elements are hard to remember while crafting blog posts.
As I ponder this, I wonder if news judgment is a matter of perspective. And whether young journalists have a harder time deciding what makes news because we're so used to our older editors and colleagues making the editorial decisions.
Is it that, because of different life experiences and frames of reference, our idea of "news" differs from those whom we work under? Is there really any "correct" news judgment, or would the nightly news, the world report and the latest headlines look different if younger journalists, minority journalists, women journalists were calling the shots?
When it really comes down to it, is judgment not just a matter of perspective? If so, then who's to decide right from wrong?continue...