Digital First Ethics

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These are slides for a workshop on digital journalism ethics for TCU student media.

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Digital First Ethics

  1. 1. Digital FirstJournalism Ethics Steve Buttry TCU Student Media August 16, 2012 #JSchoolCamp
  2. 2. Some values don’t change“Seek truth & report it.” – SPJ Code of Ethics
  3. 3. Authenticate & attribute• Ask: “How do you know that?”• Ask careful questions of crowd to help you vet & verify• Check links, tweets & information on sources• Link to original source• Attribute
  4. 4. Can we raise standards?• Does he-said-she-said story really seek & report truth?• Is the “view from nowhere” honest?• Dan Gillmor suggests replacing “objectivity” w/ transparency, fairness, accuracy, thoroughness
  5. 5. Digital-first values• Accuracy • Watchdog role• Truth • First Amendment• Attribution • Timeliness &• Transparency reflection• Identification • Civility & respect• Fairness • Diversity• Community • Skepticism

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