Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 24th Oct 2011 22:37 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes Considering the polarising topic of software patents and related IP litigation is coming up a lot lately, I felt the need to write a few words on this thing called 'bias'. This word is being thrown around a lot, but I get the feeling many people are unclear as to what, exactly, it means. Because contrary to popular opinion, there's nothing wrong with being being biased. In fact, there's no such thing as unbiased blogging (or even unbiased journalism).
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RE[2]: the problem
by MOS6510 on Tue 25th Oct 2011 18:31 UTC in reply to "RE: the problem"
MOS6510
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2011-05-12

It's not the name calling, like Apple fanatic/fanboy, but it's you disregarding any arguments and disrespecting the person because he/she is labeled a fanatic/fanboy by you.

And it's not the OSNews readers, it's also other bloggers, journalists, sites and companies that get labeled, biased, insulted and disregarded.

You can have your bias and preferences, but you can have and express those without the direct insults or indirect jabs at others, sometimes when these other parties not even have any relation to the article you have written or news event you linked.

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RE[3]: the problem
by Thom_Holwerda on Tue 25th Oct 2011 18:56 in reply to "RE[2]: the problem"
Thom_Holwerda Member since:
2005-06-29

It's not the name calling, like Apple fanatic/fanboy, but it's you disregarding any arguments and disrespecting the person because he/she is labeled a fanatic/fanboy by you.

And it's not the OSNews readers, it's also other bloggers, journalists, sites and companies that get labeled, biased, insulted and disregarded.


Examples?

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RE[4]: the problem
by MOS6510 on Tue 25th Oct 2011 19:00 in reply to "RE[3]: the problem"
MOS6510 Member since:
2011-05-12

You can find a number here:

http://www.osnews.com/

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