Drone journalism: Flying drones are seen as tools for virtual reality and immersion journalism, allowing audiences to experience the sights and sounds of news events as if actually there. From the Ethics AdviceLine for Journalists archives. Visit the Ethics AdviceLine blog for more.
Ethics of hugging candidates: A TV host touched off an ethics debate in 2016 by hugging political candidates. The Society of Professional Journalists ethics code does not outlaw hugging specifically, but it does warn against conflicts of interest. From the Ethics AdviceLine for Journalists archives. Visit the Ethics AdviceLine […]
Digital dunces: Pew Research Center finds many American adults fail digital knowledge quiz. :While a majority of U.S. adults can correctly answer questions about phishing scams or cookies, other items are more challenging,” like two-factor authentication, says Pew. Visit the Ethics AdviceLine blog for more.
The Chicago Headline Club is sponsoring two scholarships covering the $125 registration fee to the WBEZ / The University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy‘s two-day symposium “Foundations of Evidence in Data Journalism.” When you apply, briefly state why you are interested in the Headline Club scholarship and […]
Ethical robo-journalists: Here’s an ethics checklist for robot journalism. From the Ethics AdviceLine for Journalists archives. Visit the Ethics AdviceLine blog for more.
Janet Cooke’s world: Every student journalist should know about Cooke, the only reporter ever forced to return a Pulitzer Prize because her story about an eight-year-old heroin addict was a hoax. Bill Green, the Washington Post’s ombudsman, wrote a blistering report on the Post’s editorial lapses that is a model […]
Women in journalism: Women journalists in particular contend with unwanted presumptions, sexual harassment and the threat of gender-based violence, reports the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma. “Listen to your internal radar.” From the Ethics AdviceLine for Journalists archives. Visit the Ethics AdviceLine blog for more.