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Center for Ethics welcomes Steven Holmes…

Ethics in the News

What We’re Reading This Week 7/22/19

Poynter dissects ESPN's ban on politics in its programming.  Last week, Gannett announced a merger with GateHouse. A group of journalists have come together to create a new "information pyramid" that focuses on reporting stories that would serve low-income...

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What We’re Reading This Week 7/15/19

Poynter gives advice to journalists on how to cover natural disasters.  After a series of tweets made by President Trump, news outlets struggled on whether or not to use the word "racist" to describe remarks he made to a group of U.S. Congresswomen. Trump said to the...

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What We’re Reading This Week 7/8/19

In March, a rumor spread in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of the Congo, that the president's wife had banned women from wearing pants or miniskirts which led to women being beaten for wearing them. Fact-checkers hope to prevent the spread of harmful misinformation like...

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Journalism Students Investigate Child Abuse Reporting

Journalism Students Investigate Child Abuse Reporting

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – University of Arkansas journalism students have spent the past eight months collecting and analyzing data on child abuse deaths as part of a national reporting project. Students interviewed lawmakers, prosecutors, police officers and others while...

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