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Category Archives: Ethics in the News

Buffalo gunman cited racist conspiracy theory Fox News host Tucker Carlson helped push into mainstream

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Zeynep Tufekci to lead Craig Newmark Center for Journalism Ethics and Security at Columbia University

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Will Politico journalists get swept into investigation of Supreme Court draft opinion leak despite lack of crime?

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Kelly McBride: Outdated rules stifle newsroom discussions on how to capture complexity of abortion debate

 

 

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Conservative media focus more on leak of Supreme Court draft abortion opinion than its implications

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Politico editors might assuage any ethical concerns over its Supreme Court scoop by explaining backstory

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Washington Post journalist Philip Bump: ‘The media needs to be proactive about rising to its own defense’

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Groups condemn sheriff for intimidating reporter over story about an attempted inmate abuse cover-up

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Sitting on news to sell books: Journalists are saving first drafts of history for history books they author

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Roy Peter Clark: Redefined view of objectively allows journalists to stray from neutrality, but not too far

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White House-to-newsroom pipeline may worsen public’s perceptions of both politics and journalism

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New owners of longtime independent New Mexico newspaper include prominent Republican Party members

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Taylor Lorenz skewers MSNBC; claims online harassment against her surged after participating in interview

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Study finds skeptical news consumers spend little time assessing trustworthiness of news outlets’ stories

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CBS News hopes Mick Mulvaney, who reinforced Trump’s lies, will provide access to his political kin

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Jen Psaki says there’s no ethical problem negotiating new job with MSNBC while working for White House

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Chris Wallace on why he left Fox News for CNN: “I just no longer felt comfortable with the programming”

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Science writer Carl Zimmer to explore reporting on the pandemic at annual media ethics symposium

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Social media companies grapple with how to ethically address graphic images of war violence, hateful speech

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A challenge to journalists from news consumers: “We don’t want our opinions of the world to change”

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Reporter Jessica Contrera wins Anthony Shadid journalism ethics award for stories on child sex trafficking

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Study suggests newsrooms can combat misinformation and build reader trust with public corrections

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Palin seeks to disqualify judge who presided over her NY Times defamation suit; says he contaminated jury

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Judge cites lack of plausibility in dismissal of Project Veritas’ defamation suit against CNN

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Chris Cuomo accuses Don Lemon, Jake Tapper of ethics violations in legal battle with CNN

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Axios forced to correct story about letter appearing to show Ukraine asking the US for additional help

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Russian tabloid may have been pressured to remove key parts of story according to CNN

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College lecture series ‘Fakes, Hacks, Fibs & Tales: Journalism Ethics’ to explore changing media ethics

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In the wake of misinformation online, ethics of manipulated media known as “deepfakes” questioned

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Gannett says human error responsible for nine-month-long paid ad mix-up in several of its owned publications

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Dozens of sources accuse Jeff Zucker of abusing power, violating ethics standards in new report

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