In a ‘post-truth’ world, journalism ethics are more important than ever. The news and journalism ethics resources listed here support and foster ethics in a time when online misinformation and propaganda are rampant. Feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know who else should be added to this list.
Craig Newmark Center for Journalism Ethics and Security
The Craig Newmark Center for Journalism Ethics and Security and the Craig Newmark Professorship, to be established at Columbia Journalism School, will advance journalism ethics education and industry practice. The Center, funded by a grant from Craig Newmark Philanthropies, will strengthen the school’s ethics curriculum and include instruction in digital and physical security, algorithmic bias, image manipulation, and the protection of sources in a high-surveillance era.
First Draft News
First Draft News is a non-profit coalition working on solutions to challenges associated with trust & truth in the digital age. It offers guidance on how to find, verify and publish content sourced from the social web.
Journalism Ethics Resources
The Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University offers a variety of journalism ethics resources such as articles, case studies, videos, and other information to journalists and others in media. The Markkula Center also features the Trust Project, a consortium of leading news companies led by award-winning journalist Sally Lehrman, which offers “Trust Indicators,” a set of digital standards to help identify quality reporting from reliable news sites.
The Craig Newmark Center for Ethics and Leadership at the Poynter Institute
The Craig Newmark Center for Ethics and Leadership at the Poynter Institute, funded by a grant from Craig Newmark Philanthropies, will expand teaching, research and coverage of media ethics at Poynter Institute.