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Bigfooting At The Times

February 21, 2022 admin 0

Sarah Palin talks about New York Times libel trial. newyorklatestnews.com image By Casey Bukro Ethics AdviceLine for Journalists The New York Times’ editorial page editor went bigfooting into an editorial about the dangers of violent political rhetoric, setting the stage for a cringe-worthy series of fumbled editing events that landed […]

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Cyber-tsunami Hits Ethics

January 14, 2022 admin 0

conseildepresse.oc image By Casey Bukro Ethics AdviceLine for Journalists The Washington News Council in Seattle showed that journalism ethics is a tough sell. It was the only news council left in the United States when it called it quits in 2014, after 15 years of taking citizen complaints against media […]

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Crime Coverage Guidelines

December 17, 2021 admin 0

tunein.com image By Casey Bukro Ethics AdviceLine for Journalists As crime soars across the United States, the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) issues new newsroom guidelines for covering crime, with four key areas of consideration. Not only rising gun violence, but a wave of “smash and grab” store invasions […]

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A Hate Group Chat

December 10, 2021 admin 0

nrinenewstoday.com image By Casey Bukro Ethics AdviceLine for Journalists A staff writer for a southern arts and entertainment magazine learns that the publication’s columnist spoke to a racist hate group on how to get their message out through media. Fearing this violates ethical standards, the staff writer brings her concerns […]

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Cuomo Conflicts

December 2, 2021 admin 0

By Casey Bukro Ethics AdviceLine for Journalists Andrew and Chris Cuomo youtube.com image If Chris Cuomo considers himself a journalist, he forgot who he’s working for. Journalists work for the public interest, not for conflict of interest favors for his brother, Andrew, the former governor of New York who left […]

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Violent Stalker

November 22, 2021 admin 0

journalism ethics http://www.edurisksolutions.org image By Casey Bukro Ethics AdviceLine for Journalists. The editor-in-chief of an Oregon campus newspaper contacts the Ethics AdviceLine for Journalists asking if he should publish a story about a female student being “violently stalked” by her ex-boyfriend. The stalker did not physically harm the student, but […]

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Sparing the Victim

November 4, 2021 admin 0

loudonnow.com image By Casey Bukro Ethics AdviceLine for Journalists Ethical journalism involves more than what you report; it’s also about what you decide to leave out. The Loudoun Times-Mirror set a good example of that by deciding against naming the parents of a high school sexual assault victim, and refusing […]

TV They-Speak

October 14, 2021 admin 0

http://www.amazon.com image By Casey Bukro Ethics AdviceLine for Journalist ABC7 Chicago television, they are inventing a new way to speak or mangling the English language. Listen to the announcers on WLS-TV, a subsidiary of the Walt Disney Company. They include the word “they” in the oddest places. A sports announcer […]

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Double Dipping?

October 8, 2021 admin 0

http://www.ecourtreporters.com image By Casey Bukro Ethics AdviceLine for Journalists The caller asked the Ethics AdviceLine for Journalists if it is ethical for a freelance reporter to report the local town news, covering the town council and government meetings, while at the same time being paid to write the mayor’s column. […]

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Covid and Media

October 1, 2021 admin 0

http://www.forbes..com image By Casey Bukro Ethics AdviceLine for Journalists At a time the Covid-19 death toll tops the fatalities in the 1918-19 influenza pandemic, the nation’s news media workforce is something like 40 percent diminished from a generation ago. This is something for scholars and medical historians to chew on. […]