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I shall scrupulously report and interpret the news, taking care not to suppress essential facts or to distort the truth by omission or improper emphasis. I recognize the duty to air the other side and the duty to correct substantive errors promptly.
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Stratfor LLC CEO George Friedman — international relations theorist who famously predicted Mexico, Poland would become major military powers by mid-21st century, and who defrauded the federal government with Russia ‘intelligence’ based on lies from one twentysomething chick’s imagination… 1,342 more words
Ethics are important in whatever you do, but they hold particular importance as a journalist. Journalists are the ones who control the news. News is supposed to be an unbiased way for people to get important information on what’s going on in the world, and if that information does not come ethically, how can people trust journalists to properly inform them? 462 more words
By Howard Mintz
In the journalism world, Stephen Glass was a true villain, perhaps the most renowned fabricator in the profession’s history.
Dozens of his stories in magazines such as the New Republic and Rolling Stone in the late 1990s were proven to be bogus. 741 more words