Ethics and Democracy

Lunch & Learn: Journalism Ethics and Covering the Election

We invite you to save the date for this special Ethics & Journalism Initiative event with leading political journalists and commentators as we explore the ethical considerations of election coverage, as well as what’s working and what’s not.

Panel Tackles Challenges Of Covering Elections Amid Disinformation

A group of seasoned politics journalists and a leading press critic kicked off the first of two panels to launch the Ethics & Journalism Initiative at NYU's Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute on Nov. 29. Moderated by EJI director Stephen J. Adler, the panel discussed how to cover politics ethically and robustly in an age of polarization and disinformation. You'll find the EJI Takeaways from the panel and a link to a video in this post.

Panel Discussions
On Political Reporting, AI

Leading thinkers and journalists sparked lively discussion in two panels about political reporting and artificial intelligence at the launch event of the Ethics and Journalism Initiative. The event occurred on Nov. 29, 2023. You may read a recap or view a video of the entire conversation.

Marty Baron
In Conversation

Marty Baron, former executive editor of The Washington Post and author of “Collision of Power: Trump, Bezos and The Washington Post” discussed challenges covering politics in an age of disinformation and distrust. This event occurred on Nov. 1, 2023. You may read a recap or view a video of the entire conversation.