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What are the journalistic best practices for indie blogs?

I run a small blog (three part-time people, all editorial) in an industry known for having a cozy relationship between press and marketers (fashion). I didn't go to J school and never expected to be a journalist. Is there a useful best practices / ethics guide for folks in my position? [more inside]
posted by YoungAmerican on Aug 28, 2013 - 10 answers

Using quotes ethically

Newbie freelance writer with an ethical question about quotations. [more inside]
posted by megancita on Sep 9, 2010 - 16 answers

How to handle inquiries from MSM journalists, who seem to just suck information out and run?

For better or worse, I am regarded as somewhat of an authority in a particular field (yes I have a blog about it). For this reason, I am getting requests for information about the subject matter from mainstream media journalists and writers. This is a new situation for me and I don't know how best to handle it. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 26, 2009 - 32 answers

Maiden or Eagles shirt at the game...

Journalistic ethics as it pertains to a student/school newspaper. [more inside]
posted by theichibun on Nov 16, 2008 - 12 answers

Touchy Writing Problem

Writers and journalists please respond: I'm concerned about the anonymity of a subject in my writing. The obvious idea is to change names, however... [more inside]
posted by snsranch on Jan 30, 2007 - 16 answers

Swamp gas?

Research: Where should I look for stories or journalism about the type of thing that happened in the Superdome during Katrina, specifically where people believed (and reported to the press) that they had seen horrific acts that later were determined never to have taken place? I'm not even sure what the correct term would be (mass hysteria?) but I'm interested in the unreliability of primary sources in journalism, especially as it relates to Katrina.
posted by klangklangston on Apr 17, 2006 - 11 answers

Lag time in national press

In following the excellent, comprehensive research being done by MeFites ericb and amberglow in covering the Gannon scandal, I am curious what the average lag time is between the occurrence of any politically controversial event and the resulting coverage in so-called MSM outlets and newspapers? [mi] [more inside]
posted by AlexReynolds on Feb 18, 2005 - 8 answers

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