Stories We’re Following 7/30/2018

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. —   A television station in Oakland made an on-air apology after using a social media photo that showed a stabbing victim holding what looked like a gun.  Al Tompkins from Poynter explains why that was a problem.  Click here. Facebook and fake...

Five Ethics Stories We’re Following 9/15

Following a leak of medical records of three U.S. Olympians, an ethicist with Poynter wrote about how journalists should use the information. New research from Gallup shows America’s trust in the media is the lowest it’s ever been in Gallup’s polling...

Stories We’re Following 09/08/15

Ethics Poynter’s Jack Davis gives his take on where the Katrina 10th anniversary coverage could have dug deeper for a better story of New Orleans recovery. A Dutch journalist was arrested “for her own safety” according to the Turkish government while she was embedded...

12 Ethics Stories We’re Following 09/02/15

Ethics A  photograph of a Syrian toddler found facedown on a beach in Turkey sparked conversation about the use of the photo in news media and on social networks. According to MediaShift, the ethical choice of showing the video taken by the WDBJ shooter is complicated...