CHICAGO HEADLINE CLUBBoard of Directors meetingFri. Nov. 1, 2019 President Rob Elder called the meeting to order at 9 a.m.Also present: Greg Karp, Flynn McRoberts, Jeff Black, Susan S. Stevens, and on the phone Howard Dubin, Suzanne McBride, Stan Zoller, Mike Ewing, Christine Wolf, Maya Dukmasova, Ben Meyerson, Madhu Krishnamurthy, […]
Environmental protection sought: A new Pew Research Center report finds a majority of Americans want more government protection for environment and climate, write Cary Funk and Meg Hefferon. Findings come as Trump administration moves to withdraw from 2016 Paris Climate Accord and weaken environmental protection rules. Visit the […]
Disinformation villains illustrated: Steve Brodner illustrates the seven worst, writes Sam Thielman. Visit the Ethics AdviceLine blog for more.
FREE ADVANCED SCREENING: Clint Eastwood’s “Richard Jewell,” starring Paul Walter Hauser, Olivia Wilde, John Hamm, Sam Rockwell and more. Offered as part of our Media in the Movies series. Synopsis: American security guard, Richard Jewell, heroically saves thousands of lives from an exploding bomb at the 1996 Olympics, but is unjustly vilified […]
Join us for a free, special advanced screening of “Bombshell,” starring Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman, and Margot Robbie. Offered as part of our Media in the Movies series. Synopsis: A revealing look inside the most powerful and controversial media empire of all time; Fox News, and the explosive story of the […]
Sympathy for Daily Northwestern apology: Issac J. Bailey writes to the Daily’s editor-in-chief saying “what you did moved me.” “You’re going to mess up again,” writes Bailey. “There’s no getting around that truth. It may sting even more the next time. That’s the nature of the beast and why in […]
Disinformation is winning: “We’re dangerously close to a situation in which facts no longer function as a journalistic response,” writes Kyle Pope. “Then what?” Visit the Ethics AdviceLine blog for more.
Medill dean’s views on conflict: The uproar over the Daily Northwestern shows a need for media literary, says Charles Whitaker, in a CNN report by Katie Pellico and Brian Stelter. Visit the Ethics AdviceLine blog for more.
AI in newsrooms: A report by think-tank Polis says artificial intelligence is used in newsrooms for news gathering, production and distribution. Defining AI “can be fuzzy.” Visit the Ethics AdviceLine blog for more.
Ethics of promoting advertisers: A New York TV station’s management tells the news staff to give favorable “news” coverage to local advertisers. From the Ethics AdviceLine for Journalists archives. Visit the Ethics AdviceLine blog for more.