What’s your stake in ethical decisions?

not teaching,still THINKING … When it comes to making ethical decisions, a good place to start is by considering three specific stakeholders and then asking yourself key questions about them. It’s a methodical process, and it works. First, the stakeholders: Audience. This includes your news consumers; your many sources; and your advertisers. Peers and profession. […]

Think — give yourself this gift every day

Time. Never enough of it. But there’s always time to think. You might be thinking right now that we haven’t had time to post on this blog since the last item, Oct. 1. Not true. Just didn’t have anything to say. Really? Really. We understand, because we experience it ourselves, that you are bombarded all […]

Telling real ones from wannabes

It’s a chore to weed a garden, especially when the weeds cast themselves as look-alikes among the flowers. The weeds can be just as pretty. They can pretend to be the real deal. But they aren’t. An apt description of a weed, which someone once shared with me: “In a field, it’s a flower; in […]