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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.

Why We Must Maintain Sanctity of Free Speech and Ethics in Journalism []

Should journalists exercise their right to vote amid concerns of bias? []

L.A. Times shaken by a summer of turmoil and scandals []

NPR Should Have Revealed Totenberg-RBG Friendship Earlier []

Exploring boundaries between journalism ethics, charity and advocacy []

Journalism's Top Ethics Expert Isn't Concerned With Right and Wrong []

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 []

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

How MPR News covered the Keillor harassment story []

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Disinformation in the News

TikTok Tightens Crackdown On QAnon, Will Ban Accounts That Promote Disinformation []

White House was warned Giuliani was target of Russian intelligence operation to feed misinformation to Trump []

FBI investigating if Hunter Biden email story is linked to Russian disinformation operation []

Progressive Group Combats Disinformation Campaigns Aimed At Latino Voters []

The First Amendment in the age of disinformation []

The president, not social media, is largely responsible for disinformation about mail-in voting []

Britain Accuses Russia of Vaccine Disinformation Campaign []

Facebook greatest source of Covid-19 disinformation, journalists say []

How to spot US election disinformation []

Trump doesn’t need Russian trolls to spread disinformation. The mainstream media does it for him. []

Misinformation and disinformation: What it is, how to spot it, what to do []