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The Ethics of Leaks

When longtime investigative journalist David Cay Johnston received two pages of President Donald Trump’s 2005 tax return in the mailbox of his home in … Read more

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Features

How Venezuela’s independent digital news outlets are covering the turmoil in their country

Journalist Luz Mely Reyes: “We want to spark information, like the firefly does, to illuminate an entire country”

Opinion: Ethics

What Terry Frei’s Tweet Says about Bigotry and Bias

Firing a journalist for a racial hiccup makes it harder for newsrooms to examine ethnic bigotry among staff

Live @ Lippmann

Charlie Sykes: “Everything that’s happening that is bad is about to get worse”

Political commentator and radio host Charlie Sykes on the rise of conservative media, bursting filter bubbles, and media safe spaces

Cover Story: A New Focus

Images that Offer Fresh Takes on Minority Communities

A selection of work by photographers seeking to move beyond stereotypical depictions of communities of color

Features

Sensor Journalism: Reporting Opportunities and Ethical Concerns

As part of a data-driven approach, sensors can broaden the range of stories journalists take on and increase the authoritativeness of their accounts

Books

How News Flows on Social Media

In “Twitter and Tear Gas,” Zeynep Tufekci examines how invisible gatekeepers— algorithms—affect which stories and movements gain traction

Opinion

“The way journalists interact with the communities we cover needs to change”

A journalist and a source explore objectivity, activism, open-mindedness and vulnerability—and the national listening deficit

Opinion: Ethics

Yes, We Need A Special Commission…

To investigate the ways the press allowed itself to be manipulated during the presidential election