Ethics & Trust

Poynter's Coverage of Ethics & Trust

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. (Photo: Dennis Van Tine/STAR MAX/IPx)

The Washington Post isn’t afraid to report on owner Jeff Bezos

Former Facebook data scientist Frances Haugen speaks during a hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Data Security, on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Blaming Facebook for all of society’s ills avoids a more unpleasant truth: The fault is ours

Ad Fontes' media bias chart, left, and AllSides' media bias chart, right. Larger versions are available to view below and on each organization's website.

Should you trust media bias charts?


An opinion on opinions in a pandemic

Robert Maynard Hutchins, University of Chicago chancellor, is shown in Chicago, Nov. 4, 1949. (AP Photo/Edward Kitch)

The freedoms and responsibilities of all public writers

This illustration shows a screenshot of the homepage of Real Raw News as it appeared on July 12, 2021, with edits added to emphasize the false nature of the headlines.

A look behind Real Raw News’ sensational (and fabricated) headlines