Markkula Center of Applied Ethics

Journalism Ethics

The Markkula Center for Applied Ethics offers the following resources on current ethical issues in journalism, including material on digital journalism, data journalism, codes of ethics, and other topics.

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Digital Journalism Ethics Resources
New mission, values, literacy, metrics, advocacy, diversity, inclusion, accountability, and other debates in the digital public square

Data Journalism and Data Visualization Ethics
Checking for accuracy, bias, context, inclusion, clarity and other issues in gathering, interpreting, and presenting data

Journalism Ethics Articles
Data journalism, privacy, social responsibility, diversity, metrics, accuracy, democratic debate, daily dilemmas explored in text, video, and audio

Journalism Ethics Cases
Weighing the public's right to know, privacy, pressure from advertisers, conflict-of-interest, accuracy, context, truth-telling, copyright, and potential harms

Journalism Ethics Photo by Paul Keller, available under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license on Flickr.

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