One of the Atlantic's crack team of interns has pointed out to me that many of the arguments I've made here about the press, objectivity, and getting spun were summed up in proper essay/argument form by Brent Cunningham in a 2003 Columbia Journalism Review article called "Rethinking Objectivity." Rather than balance that out with the observation that "some critics" think this intern is wrong, I'll just conclude with the fact that he was, in fact, correct and you should read Cunningham's article.

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