Stories We’re Following 4/25/2018

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. —  A conflict of interest? Poynter explores an ethics issue with a print editor and his pro-gun stance. Read the full story here. Facebook recently shared its method of gauging how the social media site will decide which type of speech to...

Stories We’re Following 3/27/17

Benny Johnson, a reporter with the Independent Journalism Review, was accused of plagiarism by fellow staffers in 2015, just one year after being fired from Buzzfeed for 41 instances of plagiarism, Poynter reported. Additionally, Poynter reported, “Johnson,...

7 Ethics Stories We’re Following

Authorities in Nice urged people to be responsible with social media in the wake of a terrorist attack. Poynter referred back to On The Media’s Breaking News Handbook as a reminder of good practices for journalists reporting on terrorism. BuzzFeed has created a...

4 Ethics Stories We’re Following

Poynter reported on NBC’s plan to provide balanced news coverage of Rio, despite network coverage of the Olympics. The Columbia Journalism Review shared the story of a reporter on assignment for NPR arrested while reporting on protests in Baton Rouge. Poynter...

Ethics Stories From 6/16 – 6/30

Sports Illustrated discusses whether or not sports journalists should discuss politics publicly. Poynter reports The Associated Press will use automated writing to cover minor leagues. Poynter discusses CNN’s hiring of Trump’s former campaign manager Corey...