Ethics & Trust

Poynter's Coverage of Ethics & Trust

Workers remove a copy of the First Amendment from the front of the building that was formerly the Newseum, along Pennsylvania Avenue, Friday, Feb. 12, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

The past year has underscored the need for vigilance in defending the First Amendment

In this Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015 photo, actor Michael Keaton, from left, Boston Globe's former deputy managing editor Ben Bradlee Jr., reporter Michael Rezendes, columnist and reporter Sacha Pfeiffer, editor Walter Robinson, and writer/director Thomas McCarthy pose for a portrait during press day for "Spotlight" at The Four Seasons, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Casey Curry/Invision/AP)

On Oscar weekend, a personal reflection on ‘Spotlight,’ which won best picture 5 years ago

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Building trust in media: Users don’t see it the same way as journalists, new studies show

In this image from video, defendant, former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin, listens to verdicts at his trial for the 2020 death of George Floyd, Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at the Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis, Minn. (Court TV via AP, Pool)

How the pandemic forced the Chauvin trial to open to cameras


Facebook is watching for Chauvin trial for misinformation and hate speech

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Does the mainstream media need to bring back the ombudsman to restore credibility and trust?