Category: Implicit Bias

March 29, 2011 Amy Oppenheimer No comments exist

“Being right is necessary but not sufficient. We also strive to be impartial. We are agnostic as to where a story may lead; we do not go into a story with a preconceived notion. We do not manipulate or hide facts to advance an agenda. We strive to preserve our independence from political and economic…

October 23, 2010 Amy Oppenheimer No comments exist

Should he have been fired?  Not if that was the only thing he said.  Was it problematic?  Yes and no.  It’s good to admit fear and bias.  But to blame it on someone’s “choice to identify” as a Muslim, is a problem.  The choice not to assimilate should not make someone suspect.