Ethics & Trust

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Police officers leave a vandalized Decathlon sporting goods store in Emeryville, Calif., on Saturday, May 30, 2020. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

The FBI is about to release incomplete and inadequate crime statistics

From left, the University of California, Berkeley’s David Broockman and Microsoft Research’s David Rothschild discuss cable news on Sept. 27, 2022, at PolitiFact's United Facts of America conference. PolitiFact Deputy Editor Rebecca Catalanello moderated.

How partisan television media fuels persistent echo chambers

Nobel Peace Prize awarded journalist Dmitry Muratov, editor-in-chief of the influential Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta, speaks to the media after hearing in the Basmanny District Court in Moscow, Russia, Monday, Sept. 5, 2022. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

Local media provide sizable solutions to global crises

Signage is seen at CNN center, Thursday, April 21, 2022, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart)

CNN ‘hewing toward the center’ is not necessarily good for our democracy


We need to teach student journalists about on-the-job harassment

Former President Donald Trump drives a cart at Trump National Golf Club on Monday in Sterling, Va. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

A revelation in Maggie Haberman’s new book stirs debate about reporters withholding information