Tagged: Ethics

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Biz media investigated in insider trading probe

Authorities have conducted a wide-ranging investigation into whether media companies facilitated insider trading on Wall Street by prematurely releasing market-moving government data, according to a Wall Street Journal article. Brody Mullins and Devlin Barrett...

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Business journalism and plagiarism

Kathy English, the ombudsman at the Toronto Star, writes about how the paper investigated allegations of plagiarism against one of its business reporters. English writes, “Reporter Madhavi Acharya-Tom Yew apologized immediately for her ‘poor...

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What does CNET scandal mean for tech press?

Rebecca Greenfield of The Atlantic’s Wire writes about what the CNET ethics scandal last week means for technology news coverage in the wake of a CNET editor’s less-than-convincing story about her involvement. Greenfield writes,...