A Magazine by the Society of Professional Journalists

December 10th, 2004 • Quill Archives
Ethical lapses lead to changes focusing on accuracy

Ask editors at the top newspapers in the nation about potential fixes to ethical lapses in newsrooms, and you’ll get some surprising answers — from offering well-publicized “1-800” telephone numbers for readers to vent complaints, to offering public praise for staffers who identify the highest number of needed corrections.