Ethics & Trust

Poynter's Coverage of Ethics & Trust

Alejandra Molina, a reporter with Religion News Service, speaks to attendees at a recent Poynter training in Los Angeles, “Telling Stories of Faith and the Faithful.” (Photo by Ben Camacho/Westside Storytellers)

‘You’re going to try to help us understand the dimensions of faith’


How a Philadelphia Inquirer reporter found nuance in a local ‘Rachel Dolezal situation’

Little Rock Police Lt. Steve McClanahan talks to reporters Monday, Aug, 14, 2017, near the scene of the 42nd homicide of the year in Little Rock, Ark. (AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel)

Local newsrooms want to stop sensationalizing crime, but it’s hard

Supporters of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange hold placards, outside the High Court, in London, Monday, Jan. 24, 2022. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has won the first stage of his effort to appeal a U.K. ruling that opened the door for his extradition to U.S. to stand trial on espionage charges. The High Court in London gave Assange permission appeal the case to the U.K. Supreme Court. (AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali)

The Biden administration has no plans to drop charges against Julian Assange

Twitter added a tag that labels NPR's main account "state-affiliated media" on Tuesday, April 4. (Screenshot/Twitter)

Everything about Twitter is meaningless

Lesley Stahl, left, of CBS’s “60 Minutes,” interviews Georgia Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene. (Courtesy: “60 Minutes.”)

‘60 Minutes’ had newsworthy reasons to interview Marjorie Taylor Greene. But she deserved more pushback.