Blogging Code of Ethics and Personal Responsibility

Heather Green

While I was walking down the hill to the ferry this morning, I was thinking about the blogging code of conduct. It resonates with me and I think the reason why is because each journalism job I have had has had a code of ethics for journalists. Here at BW, we have to sign it each year and we have training with our lawyers about reporting and the responsibilities you have toward sources. And then of course, with our blog, we have had long conversations about how to approach comments, with a good deal of the emphasis being on hate speach and libel.

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