In reporting on the Supreme Court's historic decision on same sex marriage, the media has taken a mostly positive view. But has it been striking the right tone?
Historically, journalists are taught to keep their personal and political opinions under wraps. Others argue that line of thinking is dishonest and outdated.
So, is it OK for a radio show host to tweet about his excitement over #lovewins? Or when newspaper reporter puts a rainbow filter on her Facebook profile photo?
How about bold headlines, such as this example from the Montgomery Advertiser?
Elizabeth Spayd is the editor and publisher at the Columbia Journalism Review, and helps us navigate some of these questions.