Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.
Digital FirstJournalism Ethics      Steve Buttry   TCU Student Media    August 16, 2012     #JSchoolCamp
Some values don’t change“Seek truth & report it.”                – SPJ Code of Ethics
Authenticate & attribute• Ask: “How do you know that?”• Ask careful questions of crowd to help  you vet & verify• Check li...
Can we raise standards?• Does he-said-she-said story really seek &  report truth?• Is the “view from nowhere” honest?• Dan...
Digital-first values•   Accuracy         • Watchdog role•   Truth            • First Amendment•   Attribution      • Timel...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Digital First Ethics

690 views

Published on

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

Published in: News & Politics, Technology
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

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

×