Fair and possibly unbalanced
January 30, 2015
by staffFair and possibly unbalanced "Journalism that stimulates debates isn't enough because the powerful do not respond to debates. They respond to an informed people who are able to show them where power truly lies. While I do not suggest that journalists become activists, I believe journalists must enable the process of change. Thus I fear I am not a journalist content to just report the facts and walk away. Maybe that makes me a bad journalist. I don't think so....."
---Ameto Akpe, 2014 Nieman Fellow and director of online news for Business Day