In August 2006, Poynter gathered a team of leading online journalists (below) to discuss the ethical issues surrounding their work. The affliliations listed reflect the participants' jobs at the time of the conference. The group created a set of guidelines for doing ethical journalism on the Web. Add your own thoughts to our Online Ethics wiki at http://poynter.editme.com/ethicsonline.

Read more about the conference in Bob Steele's article, "Helter Skelter no More: An Evolving Guidebook for Online Ethics."


Mike Arrieta-Walden [bio]
Senior Editor for Online
The Oregonian

Jim Brady [bio]
Executive Editor
The Washington Post

Thomas Brew
Executive Editor
MSNBC.com

Neil Budde
Executive Producer & General Manager, Yahoo! News
Yahoo! Inc.

Robert Cox [bio]
President
Media Bloggers Association

Eric Deggans [bio]
Media & TV Critic
St. Petersburg (Fla.) Times

Lea Donosky
Interactive Editor
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Howard Finberg [bio]
Director, Interactive Learning
The Poynter Institute/NewsU

Jeremy Gilbert [bio]
Design Editor
The Poynter Institute

Vanessa Goodrum [bio]
Interactive Learning Producer, NewsU
The Poynter Institute

Tom Heslin [bio]
Managing Editor for New Media
The Providence Journal

Mark Hinojosa
AME Electronic News
Chicago Tribune

Bruce Koon [bio]
Executive News Editor
McClatchy Interactive

Meg Martin [bio]
Associate editor, Poynter Online
The Poynter Institute

Kelly McBride [bio]
Ethics Group Leader
The Poynter Institute

Joe Michaud
President
MaineToday.com

Bill Mitchell [bio]
Editor, Poynter Online
The Poynter Institute

Christine Montgomery
Director of Electronic Publishing
St. Petersburg (Fla.) Times

Theresa Moore
Executive Producer, Online
WTSP-TV (Tampa Bay, Fla.)

Kurt Muller
Managing Editor, cnn.com
CNN

Rich Murphy
Senior Web Producer
WTTG-Fox 5 (Washington, D.C.)

Sharon Prill
Vice President of Interactive Media & Marketing
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel / Journal Interactive

Sharon Rosenhause [bio]
Managing Editor
South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Dennis Ryerson
Editor
The Indianapolis Star

Joel Sappell
Assistant Managing Editor and Executive Editor/Interactive
Los Angeles Times

Bob Steele [bio]
Nelson Poynter Scholar for Journalism Values
The Poynter Institute

Pat Stiegman
Editor, espn.com
ESPN

Butch Ward [bio]
Distinguished Fellow
The Poynter Institute

Steve Yelvington [bio]
Internet Strategist
Morris Communications

Elaine Zinngrabe [bio]
Publisher
Times Community News