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Journalists Criticizing Journalists

Journalists criticizing journalists: The Bret Stephens NYT column on “The Secrets of Jewish Genius” evoked a wave of criticism for appearing to advance a theory of genetic superiority.

Good journalists should point out bad journalism, says the Ethics AdviceLine for Journalists. From the archives.

 

Ethics Codes Overhaul

Ethics codes overhaul: Bill Grueskin writes that the digital age needs a new code of ethics.

2020 “ought to be the year that our ethics codes get an overhaul, as journalists face relentless business pressures, relinquish even more control over how our content is distributed and framed and deal with the consequences of anonymity, doxing and transparency. It’s more urgent than ever, as our country becomes increasingly polarized and as trust in the news media remains tepid.”