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Balance or ‘truth:’ Newspaper reporting standards are reviewed in this summer of discontent

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This week's word in the news: CLARITY

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The quality of being clear and easy to understand.

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Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey said he’s seen little clarity on basic questions: whether there would still be a police department and if so, whether Medaria Arradondo, the city’s first black chief, would continue to lead it.
The Minneapolis Star Tribune -- 06/29/2020

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