Stories We’re Following 4/09/2018

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Sinclair Broadcast Group heard from several journalism school deans and department chairs after mandating news anchors read an on-air statement. Click here to learn more about the letter sent to Sinclair and the response. Pew Research Center...

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,...

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 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...