impartiality impartiality  /ɪm ˌpɑr ʃi ˈæ lɪ ti/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an inclination to weigh both views or opinions equally

Usage(s):

  1. Such strictures help Britain's TV networks maintain high standards of impartiality and accuracy in their reporting.
  2. If you're wondering about journalistic impartiality, I should say that not all the violence in Redacted is the soldiers'.
  3. It's certainly the prerogative of newspapers and their owners to endorse candidates, but in doing so they are undermining the very basis for their business, which is impartiality.

News

  • Arkansas Gay Marriage Ban Repeal Rejected

    A ban on gay marriage in Arkansas will continue for now, after the state’s attorney general recently shot down a repeal to the ban. Attorney General Dustin McDaniel rejected the repeal because he claimed the proposal was partisan and should be rewritten to show impartiality, according to the Inquisitr.  The group Arkansans for Equality filed the repeal proposal in late June, after the U.S ...
    on July 16, 2013     Source: Opposing Views

Quotes

  1. ...Kagan pledged at her Senate confirmation hearing Monday to show the "evenhandedness and impartiality" the Constitution demands if she is confirmed, and to offer proper deference to Congress and the ...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Elena Kagan Source: Nayabcafe (blog)

  2. "Our experiences as women and people of color affect our decisions," said Sotomayor as she argued on behalf of more women and minority judges. "The aspiration to impartiality is just that - it's an aspiration because it denies the fact that...
    on May 26, 2009 By: Sonia Sotomayor Source: CQPolitics.com

  3. "I will not vote for - and no senator should vote for - an individual nominated by any president who is not fully committed to fairness and impartiality toward every person who appears before them," Sessions said.
    on Jul 13, 2009 By: Jeff Sessions Source: CQPolitics.com

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