CNN breaking news - social media mishap"DO NO HARM"G+ Hangout Photo for Blog PostNotes about ethicsCode of EthicsSPJ Code of Ethics Revised September 6, 2014 at 4:49 p.m. CT at SPJ’s National Convention in Nashville, Tenn. Download a printable copy [PDF]:8.5x11 flyer | 11x17 poster | Two-sided bookmark Preamble Members of the Society of Professional Journalists believe that public enlightenment is the forerunner of justice and the foundation of democracy. The Society declares these four principles as the foundation of ethical journalism and encourages their use in its practice by all people in all media. The SPJ Code of Ethics is a statement of abiding principles supported by explanations and position papers that address changing journalistic practices. For an expanded explanation, please follow this link. Supporting documents Click or tap the arrow icon anywhere it appears in the code to explore additional resources the Society’s ethics committee compiled to help people with day-to-day ethics decisions. Additional applications – Case Studies – Committee Position Papers Translations Seek Truth andReport It
Ashley Allen - Syracuse, New York, Intern at WSYR-TV, Bridge Street, Newhouse School of Public Communications, Pepperdine UniversityAshley is a Multimedia Journalist at KCEN HD News, an NBC affiliate serving Waco, Temple and Killeen in Texas. She completed her M.S. in Broadcast & Digital Journalism at the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. The capstone of this program gave her a unique opportunity to spend six weeks as a Washington-based reporter for WCIA 3 News in Champaign, Illinois. During this time, she enterprised stories about national issues like gun tracing and student loan interest rates. Ashley is an avid Twitter fan and frequently uses social media to promote news content across platforms. Her political stories have been retweeted by prominent members of Congress, such as Senator Dick Durbin and Congressman Rodney Davis. A California girl through and through, she earned her B.A. in Theatre/Television from Pepperdine University in Malibu. Ashley has a thrilling passion for live breaking news and political journalism, particularly election coverage.