5th December 2014
By Stefanie Chernow

Ethical Journalism Newsletter: December 5th, 2014


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Ethical Journalism News

Twitter And Journalism: Three Continuing Ethical Pressure Points

Every social media platform will create its own set of challenges and opportunities because of the constraints and freedom provided by the structure it creates. But creative thinking, informed both by ethical principles and the ideas of a wide range of Twitter users – journalists and others – will help foster more ethical practice and therefore better public communication on Twitter. (via Media Morals)

Twitter Makes It Easier To Report Abuse

Reporting will now be “more mobile-friendly, require less initial information” and it will be “simpler to flag Tweets and accounts for review.” (via Poynter)

[VIDEO] What Does A Collage Of Pictures Of Men And Women From The Sun Look Like?

No More Page 3 campaigner Kate Hardie and her team cut out pictures of men and women in the tabloid – and put the results side by side. (via The Guardian)

Jill Abramson’s Flashpoints With The Federal Government

Former New York Times Executive Editor Jill Abramson said Wednesday that she regrets how she handled two high-profile cases where the paper was pushed not to publish national security secrets by the federal government. (via Columbia Journalism Review)

AP Reporter Wounded In Afghanistan Vows To Return, Refuses To Be ‘Held Hostage’

Less than a year since she was shot while covering the elections in Afghanistan, Associated Press journalist Kathy Gannon says she will return to the country where she almost lost her life. (via The Huffington Post)