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By Casey Bukro

Ethics AdviceLine for Journalists

The Ethics AdviceLine for Journalists in 2014 reported on a long tradition in Chicago television of highly paid anchors shamelessly asking for food or other freebies on-air. They should pay for this stuff like everyone else. Check your local television station broadcasts for their ethics habits.


The Ethics AdviceLine for Journalists was founded in 2001 by the Chicago Headline Club (Chicago professional chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists) and Loyola University Chicago Center for Ethics and Social Justice. It partnered with the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University in 2013. It is a free service.

Professional journalists are invited to contact the Ethics AdviceLine for Journalists for guidance on ethics. Call 866-DILEMMA or

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