Sustaining Democracy?: Journalism and the Politics of Objectivity

The news media are often accused of lacking objectivity. Sustaining Democracy? asks whether it is worth trying to be objective in the first place by addressing current, and highly topical, debates on the relationship between journalism and democracy in Canada and the United States. These debates are made all the more urgent by the perceived crises of technological change, declining and fragmented audiences, media concentration, and popular cynicism about public life.