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As relativism has spread from universities to newsrooms, the epistemic culture of journalism is going through a conceptual change that is bound to have profound effects on the democratically relevant knowledge-seeking enterprise, with its various practical forms. Indeed, objectivity has already been replaced by many journalists and journalistic organizations with the alternative ideals of “fairness”, “balance”, “neutrality” and “transparency

”[…] journalism is also an interesting epistemic practice for studying and developing a pragmatist conception of objective knowledge”, suggests Aki Petteri Lehtinen, of the University of Helsinki, in a paper to be delivered at the First European Pragmatism Conference, 19–21 September 2012, Rome, Italy.

As relativism has spread from universities to newsrooms, the epistemic culture of journalism is going through a conceptual change that is bound to have profound effects on the democratically relevant knowledge-seeking enterprise, with its various practical forms. Indeed, objectivity has already been replaced by many journalists and journalistic organizations with the alternative ideals of “fairness”, “balance”, “neutrality” and “transparency”

“[…] journalism is also an interesting epistemic practice for studying and developing a pragmatist conception of objective knowledge”, suggests Aki Petteri Lehtinen, of the University of Helsinki, in a paper to be delivered at the First European Pragmatism Conference, 19–21 September 2012, Rome, Italy.