10 questions for unprecedented times

not teaching,still THINKING … Stakeholders are the most important people to journalists, and you — as news consumers — are among them. Usually, when we talk of stakeholders, we mean the following people we consider when we face ethical issues: Audience. This includes news consumers, sources for information, the bureaucrats we cover, everyday people we […]

Ethics: A matter of trust and honesty

Today’s topic in the editing class that I teach at the Newhouse School is “ethics.” This is one of my favorite topics, although it saddens me as well. Why? Because there are so many examples out there of people making unethical decisions or, worse, not taking ethics into consideration at all. I was struck last […]