September 7th, 2017 | #Andrew Seaman, #Lester Holt, #Terrorism, #ethics
SPJ Ethics Chair Andrew Seaman
SPJ Ethics Chair Andrew Seaman says if news organizations say they don't have time to go deeper on news stories, they're doing journalism wrong. In a Facebook Live interview Wednesday night at the Excellence in Journalism conference in Anaheim, Seaman said journalists should describe controversial events as accurately as possible without labeling the participants.
September 6th, 2014 | #Journalism, #Paul Steinle, #ethics
Practicing Journalism: The Ethics Of Daily Journalism
“Where does valid news come from over time as the industry is changing?”
Paul Steinle – President at Valid Sources “I think deciding what to put on the news day after day is an ethical dilemma. You need to ask yourself, ‘are you serving the community? Are you telling the truth?’ Those are the main things. There was a horrible example during the Boston Marathon explosions where social media was used and one of the newspapers grabbed a picture and put it on their front page and basically indicated that the people in the pictures were suspects. Continue reading