Ethics & Trust

Poynter's Coverage of Ethics & Trust


Opinion: Opt-in to op-eds, a final attempt to distinguish news from opinion

The remains of the World Trade Center stands amid the debris following the terrorist attack on the building in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001. (AP Photo/Alexandre Fuchs)

How Sept. 11 helped shape modern misinformation and conspiracy theories

On the left, from left to right, AFJ members Kathleen Purvis, Patty LaNoue Stearns, John Kessler, Suzanne Martinson and Jane Snow doing the macarena in Napa Valley. On the right, an AFJ conference attendee sinking into a cranberry bog on a long-ago farm tour. (Courtesy: Kathleen Purvis)

The Association of Food Journalists folded a year ago. Its ethics code remains as its proud legacy.

The logo for the Association of Food Journalists

Association of Food Journalists’ Code of Ethics

Demonstrators turn on their cell phone lights as they chant slogans during a Black Lives Matter protest at the Mark O. Hatfield United States Courthouse Wednesday July 29, 2020, in Portland, Ore. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Journalists who question objectivity still value truth-telling, study finds


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