Stories We’re Following 10/20

Journalists have donated money to both the Clinton and Trump campaigns, while the ethical codes at some news outlets prohibit employees from making donations to political organizations or campaigns, the Columbia Journalism Review reported. Poynter published an article...

Stories We’re Following 10/3/16

Poynter discussed the ethics of removing “embarrassing archived stories” from newspaper websites after learning several publications had been contacted by readers with requests for deletion. User reports led Facebook to suspend several Palestinian...

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 9/9/16

The Minneapolis Star-Tribune removed a column written by an employee which criticized a TV journalist for wearing skinny jeans during her report, Poynter reported. The Washington Post reminded employees of their Standards & Ethics policies on political activism...

7 Stories We’re Following this Week 08/31/15

Stories We’re Following this Week Ethics The Columbia Journalism Review asks whether journalists should be writing about the users of Ashley Madison or the hackers. Speaking of data leaks, Paul Bradshaw has provided a working journalism ethics code for using or...