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Opinion: Ethics

BuzzFeed, Michael Cohen, and Media Credibility

Journalists would better serve the public—and their own credibility—by avoiding oversimplified narratives that mislead more than they clarify


The Israeli News Industry After Netanyahu

Expected criminal charges against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu implicate the country’s news outlets, too. Journalists must make amends—and make changes—to regain the public’s trust


China and the AI Edge

In a nation where privacy is not a core value, AI is being harnessed to create an obedient populace


The Free Press Under Threat in Central Europe

Despite financial challenges and government pressure, independent newsrooms in Hungary, Slovakia, Czech Republic, and Poland are finding ways to keep reporting


Photography is “a language that didn’t need translation”

In "Shooting War: 18 Profiles of Conflict Photographers," Sebastião Salgado tells author Anthony Feinstein why he spends years exploring a single theme

Opinion: Tech

Why Tech Platforms Need to Be Built on Journalistic Values

Tech companies can be part of the solution to misinformation and lack of consumer trust—but only if they embrace and value quality journalism

From the Curator

Errol Morris, Steve Bannon, and American Discourse

“What does it mean for journalism when we cannot examine a subject without appearing to promote it?”

Opinion: Ethics

How Journalistic Standards Are Used Against Journalists

Non-journalistic groups have a growing influence in creating news agendas and setting narratives


Why We Banned the Word “Ethnic”

The Global Press Journal has its own style guide, providing a roadmap for how to use precise, dignified language to fulfill journalism’s ultimate goal: truth-telling

Opinion: Ethics

It’s Time for Journalists to Use the “R” Word: Racism

Given America’s history, every journalist should be asking if race—or racism—plays a role in whatever issue they are investigating


What’s Wrong with Philanthro-Journalism?

New research raises questions about unintended consequences when it comes to foundation funding of international coverage