BenefitsPro has taken flak lately for our syndicated news and the "biased reputation" that's manifested due to political coverage.

I'd be remiss not to admit the Associated Press has been relegated before to a political mouthpiece. But AP has long been regarded in the journalism industry for its due diligence to facts, not motive.

The reality for editors is that it's hard—almost impossible—to avoid the partisan trench that has clearly dissected politics, economic values and media credibility. Even our most objective editorial discretion can't dispel the inflammatory response that's almost inevitable on all sides.

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