Ethics & Trust

Poynter's Coverage of Ethics & Trust


In the age of social media blasts, what’s the point of letters to the editor?

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro attends a meeting with parliamentarians at the Planalto Presidential Palace, in Brasilia, Brazil, Wednesday, April 27, 2022. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)

An unholy coalition torpedoes social media reform legislation in Brazil


Newsrooms must reframe abortion coverage and the worn-out debate around the rules of objectivity

Anti-abortion activists march outside of the U.S. Supreme Court during the March for Life in Washington, Friday, Jan. 21, 2022. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Politico’s Supreme Court leak leaves some lingering ethics questions

The U.S. Supreme Court in April 2021. (Erin Schaff/The New York Times via AP, Pool, File)

Why Politico’s big Roe v. Wade scoop is unprecedented

Nobel Peace Prize winner Maria Ressa of the Philippines holds up a t-shirt as she speaks during the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony at Oslo City Hall, Norway, Friday, Dec. 10, 2021. The Norwegian Nobel Committee cited Ressa and Russian Dmitry Muratov's fight for freedom of expression, stressing that it is vital in promoting peace. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

On World Press Freedom Day, we look at a few good (and bad) changes around the globe