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Category Archives: Deontology

Narrative Journalism and Digital Media

The debate around long form narrative journalism and it’s growing potential on the web has been gaining momentum. So, I just wanted to share with you two stories and hear your ideas/comments about them. In the first article, Forbes‘ Lewis DVorkin argues that now that we can access to data on how long people stay reading […]

The “Truth Vigilante”

Arthur Brisbane, the NYT public editor, ignited an interesting controversy on journalism, objectivity and the role of fact-checking. In his column on January 12, 2012, he asked whether the NYT journalists should be “Truth Vigilantes” The comments were unanimous and rather embarrassing. The one that made the biggest impression on me was this article by Todd Gitlin. […]

Bruce Porter’s Ten Commandments for Journalists

The Journalist’s Ten Commandments Bruce Porter CU’62 and author of “Blow: How a Small-Town Boy Made $100 Million with the Medellin Cocaine Cartel And Lost It All”   1. Just the facts. Report what you’ve learned firsthand. Attribute to others anything you didn’t see or hear yourself. Avoid going with rumors or assumptions. And beware […]