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Philippines News Agency covers up Palawan bureau blunder

(UPDATED 2:30 AM SEPT. 17) Instead of properly correcting the byline of a published story and issuing a public apology, the Philippine government’s official news wire service has opted to delete from its archives what appears to be a plagiarized story this Tuesday. 261 more words


New SPJ Code

By Casey Bukro

Some might argue that it takes a certain amount of hutzpah to adopt a set of principles intended to curb the worst  behavior of journalists, sometimes seen by the public as an unruly bunch of ruffians. 543 more words

Ethical Standards

Beheading video triggers controversy, awakens media ethics debate

Is a gruesome beheading image too graphic for media outlets to use?

Journalists must report the news, but at what point does the coverage of beheadings, like the ones of journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff, become too much? 611 more words

Guest Posts

Murder of journalists puts news media in a quandary

The murders of the U.S. journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff by their Islamist captors were trivial horrors in the spiraling calamity that has engulfed Syria and Iraq. 824 more words

Newspaper Columns

Malala and World

Malala Yousafzai is on the forefront of our collective consciousness these days and the legitimacy of her presence there is something I will definitely not dispute.  1,291 more words


Images of War

By Casey Bukro

James Foley was an American photojournalist who captured the gruesome images of savage warfare, until he became one of those images himself. 439 more words

Ethical Standards