Ethics & Trust

Poynter's Coverage of Ethics & Trust

Pictures and words shoot past in a blur at a newspaper printing plant. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

Editors agree: Journalism is increasingly super-serving richer and more educated audiences and leaving others behind

A man reads a Malayalam language newspaper that features the death of legendary soccer player Diego Maradona as the lead news in Kochi, India, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/R S Iyer)

Trust in media is low worldwide. Are media outlets reaching out to the wrong people?

ESPN's Kirk Herbstreit. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Kirk Herbstreit’s comments about college football players lack self-awareness

A screenshot from a recent New York Times story. 

How The New York Times handled life-or-death ethical issues while reporting on a popular suicide website

Radio host Pat McAfee in 2019. (AP Photo/Gregory Payan, File)

Pat McAfee keeps giving Aaron Rodgers a megaphone to amplify his misleading messages