Tag Archives: Transparency

Unnamed Sources Harms Public Trust

Reading a story with unnamed sources: Bethania Palma quotes experts who say that journalists risk losing audience trust by frequent or unnecessary use of unnamed sources.

“The public, like the reporters and editors putting a story together, should question whether the story is important enough to grant public-facing anonymity to the sources making the claims.”

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Media Prophesy for 2018

Smart people tell Nieman Lab what the world of journalism will look like in 2018.

“If this year was about transparency of the journalistic process and how we do our job, next year it will be about transparency of values and why we do our job,” say Millie Tran and Stine Bauer Dahlberg.