Don’t look at me — it’s on you, now

A relationship with benefits. That’s how we used to define the mutually attractive agreement between reporters and editors. A reporter would tell a source: “I have to ask this question. My editor will want to know.” And an editor was happy to be blamed because, in all likelihood, the question was a legitimate one that […]

Needed: Everyone to think about ethics

For roughly the past 30 days, we have taken our own advice, which we wrote in our last blog post: It’s acceptable to have an unexpressed thought. We have not posted to this blog since that entry. During that time, we thought each day about what we might write. But, we also were well aware […]