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Opinion: Ethics

Cam Newton and Journalism’s Credibility

Not enough male journalists have forcefully spoken out against sexist attitudes towards female sports reporters

Opinion: Mexico Journal

“War Correspondents in Our Own Country”

How Mexican journalists are responding to reports that the government has been monitoring their communications

Books

Dead Bodies, Nationality, and the “Newsworthy” Image

“Death Makes the News” examines the narratives conveyed by photographs taken in the U.S. vs. abroad during times of tragedy

Advice for Editors and Producers Developing Disaster Coverage Plans

Reporting on the hurricane in Puerto Rico holds lessons for how to do better the next time

How CALmatters Is Finding Audiences for Statehouse Coverage

Innovative storytelling can make politics and policy reporting both compelling and accessible

Opinion: Ethics

The Trauma of Covering Traumatic Events

Editors and producers must take good psychological care of reporters who cover natural disasters and violence

Opinion: Mexico Journal

In Mexico, Journalists Are Silenced by Torture

Mexican reporters need psychological help to cope with the trauma of covering the war zones their hometowns have become

Sounding

“Presenting a More Balanced and Nuanced View of Black Life”

Finding inspiration, journalistic purpose in works by black artists

“Charlottesville is a reminder to us … that we have to ramp up our game”

Three veteran journalists on what can be learned from coverage of the civil rights movement and the level of reporting current events demand

Features

“They’ll only kill you if the denial of revenue does not bring you down”

Despite government and commercial pressure—and, sometimes, physical threats—incisive investigative work is getting done across Africa

Opinion: Ethics

Getting Racial Nuance Right after Charlottesville

When reporting on race in the South, "evenhandedness" can distort history