March 13, 2012 NPR's new Ethics Handbook, which revises its long-standing News Code of Ethics, powerfully focuses on principles more than rules, acknowledging that much of journalism is judgment. This is the first of several posts exploring the handbook, a "living document" designed to evolve.
October 25, 2011 Want post a comment about something we're not covering? Here's a space for readers to share their thoughts about media, policy and NPR's journalism.
Republican presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., speaks during the California Republican Party Fall Convention dinner in Los Angeles.
September 22, 2011 A bioethicist says Rep. Michele Bachmann was not able to meet his challenge and produce evidence linking the HPV vaccine with mental retardation.
July 23, 2010 Democrats who breathed a sigh of relief upon seeing the Blagojevich trial come to an unexpected end in Illinois now are nervous about another potential ethics stain on the party: charges leveled against Rep. Charlie Rangel of New York.
October 15, 2009 New rules encourage NPR's news staff to use popular social media services "for journalistic purposes and as a way to connect with the audience." But journalists also must avoid saying or doing anything online that jeopardizes NPR's credibility.
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