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Ethics in the News

Coverage of journalism ethics — the challenges, the missteps, the best practices and more — during one of the industry's most volatile times.


OPINION: Perception of bias: The media and the Mueller report [Quill]

Is news without names the new normal? [Quill]

How The New York Times maintains its credibility [Quill]

OPINION: Journalism ethics: Keeping an arm’s length relationship with sources [democratandchronicle.com]

News coverage of high profile suicides sparks debate about journalism ethics [nbcnews.com]

How MPR News covered the Keillor harassment story [current.org]

CNN correspondent discusses fake news, ethics of journalists as part of lecture series [kentwired.com]

Restoring Faith In Common Facts: Experts Say It's Complicated [wpr.org]

OPINION: How and when to break your off the record promises [poynter.org]

Jessica Mendoza will work for the Mets and ESPN. Is that a conflict of interest? [washingtonpost.com]

Sloppy social, correct corrections, targeted takedowns: What keeps standards editors up at night [poynter.org]

Journalism needs to practice transparency in a different way to rebuild credibility [theconversation.com]

OPINION: The 'Ethical Calculus' Behind NPR's Decision To Air A Presidential Speech [npr.org]

OPINION: Reporters covering underprivileged communities face pressure to pay sources [cjr.org]

OPINION: Helping corrections catch up to mistakes in a social media world [newscollab.org]

OPINION: With the press under assault, the stakes are too high for journalists to fail on basic ethics [poynter.org]

Experts question TV station's role in Orlando police hostage negotiation [orlandosentinel.com]

News outlets mostly avoided publishing the video of the New Zealand attacks [nbcnews.com]

OPINION: The case for an ‘About’ page on news websites [poynter.org]