Ethics & Trust

Poynter's Coverage of Ethics & Trust


It’s time to hold editors accountable for harassed news workers

Magazines with Black cover models from the past few months. (Courtesy: Magazine Innovation Center at the University of Mississippi’s School of Journalism)

Is the increase in Black representation in magazines hypocrisy or a genuine change?

Crews separate a pole with a crane in Grand Isle, Lousiana, a barrier island community south of New Orleans that was one of the hardest-hit areas.  
Hurricane Zeta, a category 2 storm, knocked out power to over 2.6 million households across the southeast of the United States on Oct. 28. Many election polling places went without power for about two days in New Orleans, restricting access to early voting in predominantly minority communities. (AP Photo/Matthew Hinton)

Journalism can help communities with these five pillars of ethical disaster reporting

President-elect Joe Biden is shown on a television monitor in the White House briefing room, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Unfinished business from reporting on 2020’s presidential results — there’s lots of it

Kathryn Weisser, right, of Phoenix, listens to the concession speech of Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., at an election night rally Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

The art of the concession speech