Tag: journalistic ethics

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Washington Post’s Handling of Roy Moore Accuser Raises Ethical Questions

Leigh Corfman, the 53-year-old woman who alleges that Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore touched her inappropriately when she was 14 years old, told NBC’s Today show that she would not have come forward with her story if the Washington Post had not included other accusers in the story.

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SPJ considers games journalism awards

After a year of unprecedented rebellion against media elites by gamers, the Society of Professional Journalists has “tentatively agreed” to host gaming journalism awards, in an apparent attempt to improve ethical standards in the games press. Board member Michael Koretzky,

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GamerGate: A Year in Review

One year has passed since the start of GamerGate, an online uprising of gamers against poor journalistic standards, political correctness, and moral crusaders in the world of video games. The gamers’ rebellion has had an extraordinary impact. In addition to

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Ashley Madison: California Government Emails Exposed

The recent hack of the Ashley Madison website, which connects married adults who wish to have affairs, has exposed 50 current and former California state government employees who allegedly used their official e-mail addresses on the site, according to the Los Angeles Times.