"Let's Get Ethical" - Joe Strupp - Editor and Publisher

"Let's Get Ethical" - Joe Strupp - Editor and Publisher

by: Joe Strupp | publication date: September 1, 2006 | Publication: Editor and Publisher | volume: 139 | journal issue: 9 |

". . .As they prepared the report for its May 10 publication, Spokesman-Review Editor Steve Smith and Managing Editor Gary Graham wanted to make sure they had covered all the bases, checked all the facts, and reviewed all of the potential ethics-related problems. Enter Bob Stecle, the Nelson Poynter Scholar for Journalism Values at the Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, Fla., whose advice on newsroom ethics has become nearly as sought-after as Dr. Phil's views on marriage. . ."

The topic of ethics is brought up concerning the Spokesman Review expose of mayor Jim West.

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