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...

Stories We’re Following 5/2

Facebook hired former New York Times staffer Alex Hardiman in a new position called head of news products. According to Recode, “Hardiman will work with publishers to create news features, and also try to stop the proliferation of false news on the...

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...

Ethics Stories We’re Following 8/5

Poynter wrote an article outlining four tips to avoid plagiarism. The Columbia Journalism Review looked at how journalists covering Trump are facing many of the same ethical questions Murrow faced. On the Media discussed the realities of immigration with a Princeton...