In Part 2 of my interview with Dr. Anita Varma, we discuss how word choice and passive voice can infuse bias into coverage, the pros and cons of humanizing, and the importance of expanding our perspectives and seeking to answer the why. Dr. Varma is Assistant Director of Journalism & Media Ethics at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics… at Santa Clara University. She specializes in humanization and news, as well as applying ethics in the practice of journalism and media industries.

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