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200 'Top Homos' outed by Ugandan tabloid Red Pepper
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200 'Top Homos' outed by Ugandan tabloid Red Pepper
By: Sydney Smith
February 25, 2014 02:14 PM EST
Ugandan tabloid The Red Pepper identified 200 people it said werethe country's "top homos." The front page story read in part: "EXPOSED! Uganda's 200 Top Homos Named." The front page report...
Clueless 'skinny white woman' writes about 'heavy set' black woman in yoga, Goes viral
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Clueless 'skinny white woman' writes about 'heavy set' black woman in yoga, Goes viral
By: Sydney Smith
January 29, 2014 06:52 PM EST
What if a clueless "skinny white woman" has fantasies about what a "heavy set" black woman in her yoga class is thinking? XoJane.com editor Rebecca Carroll published such a story and now admits that the...
Was Esquire Review of HBO 'Looking' Homophobic? Issued apology for offending
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Was Esquire Review of HBO 'Looking' Homophobic? Issued apology for offending
By: Sydney Smith
January 22, 2014 04:43 PM EST
Esquire magazine issued an apology after publishing a review of HBO's new show Looking that was said to be homophobic.  The Jan. 20 review by Mick Stingley, which was published on Esquire's...
California Blogger Mocks Latino Memorials with Mock Teddy Bear post, Unpublishes & says it's Satire
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California Blogger Mocks Latino Memorials with Mock Teddy Bear post, Unpublishes & says it's Satire
By: Sydney Smith
January 02, 2014 05:00 AM EST
Blogger Matthew Cunningham unpublished a mean-spirited post on the Anaheim Blog after numerous complaints of racism, The Voice of OC's Adam Elmahrek reported. Cunningham is "a conservative blogger funded by the...
Wash Post 'Erred in Editing' Bill de Blasio Family 'Gag Reflex' Comment
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Wash Post 'Erred in Editing' Bill de Blasio Family 'Gag Reflex' Comment
By: Sydney Smith
November 18, 2013 05:00 AM EST
The Washington Post's Richard Cohen has come under fire the past week for his column that said "conventional" people would be grossed out by New York mayor-elect Bill de Blasio's interracial...
Richmond Newspaper says Redskins name is 'insulting'
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Richmond Newspaper says Redskins name is 'insulting'
By: Sydney Smith
October 29, 2013 05:00 AM EST
Another news outlet has decided to stop printing the name of National Football League team the Washington Redskins. As iMediaEthics has written, numerous outlets have said they wouldn't use the name...
NYT: Women can play that game, too! (If they're anonymous)
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NYT: Women can play that game, too! (If they're anonymous)
By: Shayla Love
July 15, 2013 09:00 PM EST
Taylor wrote that she spent a full academic year on this story. But she couldn’t find one woman to go on record? If this sexual liberation is so widespread, why couldn’t she get any named sources? One of...
Fact Check Fail: NTSB Says Intern Confirmed Bogus Asiana Pilot Names to KTVU
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Fact Check Fail: NTSB Says Intern Confirmed Bogus Asiana Pilot Names to KTVU
By: Sydney Smith
July 13, 2013 10:45 AM EST
Bay Area Fox-affiliate KTVU wrongly identified four pilots on Asiana Airlines Flight 214 from South Korea, which crashed on the San Francisco runway last week. At least three people have died from injuries related to the...
Australian Radio Shock Jock Fired for Asking PM Julia Gillard if Partner was Gay
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Australian Radio Shock Jock Fired for Asking PM Julia Gillard if Partner was Gay
By: Sydney Smith
June 15, 2013 05:00 AM EST
Australia's Fairfax Radio fired host Howard Sattler for a "disrespectful and irrelevant" interview with the country's prime minister, Julia Gillard, the BBC reported. Sattler, described by Australian...
Coroner says Media Coverage of Lucy Meadows' Transgender Assignment 'Sensational & Salicious,' Determines Teacher Committed Suicide
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Coroner says Media Coverage of Lucy Meadows' Transgender Assignment 'Sensational & Salicious,' Determines Teacher Committed Suicide
By: Sydney Smith
June 11, 2013 05:00 AM EST
BBC gets 77 complaints over 'Of Muslim Appearance' Woolwich Attack Quote
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BBC gets 77 complaints over 'Of Muslim Appearance' Woolwich Attack Quote
By: Sydney Smith
June 04, 2013 05:00 AM EST
BBC News' Nick Robinson regretted quoting an unnamed source that the police thought Lee Ribgy's attackers were "of Muslim appearance."  Robinson, the BBC News' political editor, apologized in a...
Toronto Star 'Went Overboard' Describing Rob Ford Video Owners as Somali, Public Editor Says
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Toronto Star 'Went Overboard' Describing Rob Ford Video Owners as Somali, Public Editor Says
By: Sydney Smith
June 01, 2013 05:00 AM EST
In the Toronto Star's report about the alleged video of Toronto mayor Rob Ford smoking crack that was offered at a price to the Star and Gawker, the Star described the people selling the video as Somali "11 times in...
'Transgender Issues' after Apparent Suicide of Teacher Lucy Meadows, PCC to Advise Media
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'Transgender Issues' after Apparent Suicide of Teacher Lucy Meadows, PCC to Advise Media
By: Sydney Smith
May 20, 2013 05:00 AM EST
The UK Press Complaints Commission announced last week that it is working on new guidance related to "transgender issues." In creating this guidance, the PCC said it plans to "consult with representatives...
2 Media Fouls in Jason Collins Coverage, Howard Kurtz & Daily Beast 'Parted Company'
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2 Media Fouls in Jason Collins Coverage, Howard Kurtz & Daily Beast 'Parted Company'
By: Sydney Smith
May 02, 2013 03:30 PM EST
Washington Wizards pro basketball player Jason Collins announced in a very high-profile May 6 Sports Illustrated cover story this week that he is gay. And within a few days of Collins' story being published online,...
Indigenous People Protest 'Hate Speech' in Nanaimo Daily News, Will Boycott Newspaper's Printing Service
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Indigenous People Protest 'Hate Speech' in Nanaimo Daily News, Will Boycott Newspaper's Printing Service
By: Sydney Smith
April 05, 2013 06:00 AM EST
Indigenous people opened their newspapers last week in Western Canada to read, in a letter from a reader, that their race "never had a written language," "made almost no inventions" and "have a...
ANOTHER TV News Fail: Utah's KUTV Suggests Gov, Atty General are 'Gay Couple'
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ANOTHER TV News Fail: Utah's KUTV Suggests Gov, Atty General are 'Gay Couple'
By: Sydney Smith
April 01, 2013 10:00 AM EST
Salt Lake City TV news KUTV made an on-air caption error, Jim Romenesko reported. In a March 27 segment, the CBS affiliate showed a picture of Utah's governor and attorney general with the caption "Gay Couples...
27 Pakistani Journalists Given Awards for Gender-Sensitive Reporting
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27 Pakistani Journalists Given Awards for Gender-Sensitive Reporting
By: Sydney Smith
April 01, 2013 06:00 AM EST
Pakistani advocacy group The White Ribbon Campaign Pakistan recently gave awards to 27 of the country's journalists for adhering to its ethics code dictating journalists report sensitively on women. The group's...
Opposition to Same-Sex Marriage Likely Smaller Than What Most Polls Show
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Opposition to Same-Sex Marriage Likely Smaller Than What Most Polls Show
By: David W. Moore
March 28, 2013 05:00 AM EST
With the Supreme Court considering two cases involving same-sex marriage, it may be useful to review how opposed the public might be to decisions that would strike down the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act and California’s...
Calling Transsexuals 'Bed-wetters in bad wigs' OK with PCC, Rules not Discrimination or Harassment
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Calling Transsexuals 'Bed-wetters in bad wigs' OK with PCC, Rules not Discrimination or Harassment
By: Sydney Smith
March 27, 2013 02:15 PM EST
Even though complainants in the U.K. found the Observer's column about transgender people was "offensive," the Press Complaints Commission ruled that the column didn't break the PCC's Editors...
Was BusinessWeek Cover Racist? Editor-in-Chief Says 'We'd do it differently ' if given second chance
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Was BusinessWeek Cover Racist? Editor-in-Chief Says 'We'd do it differently ' if given second chance
By: Sydney Smith
March 04, 2013 11:15 AM EST
Why WashPost Didn't Use Pic of Teen Athletes in 'Native American Warrior Garb'
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Why WashPost Didn't Use Pic of Teen Athletes in 'Native American Warrior Garb'
By: Sydney Smith
February 23, 2013 06:00 AM EST
The Washington Post's outgoing ombudsman Patrick Pexton addressed two different cases of how the newspaper has sensitively handled reporting on Native Americans in a Feb. 8 post. In one case, the Post cut a...
Editor regrets 'Overwhelmingly White' T magazine, says NYT Public Editor?
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Editor regrets 'Overwhelmingly White' T magazine, says NYT Public Editor?
By: Sydney Smith
February 20, 2013 02:45 PM EST
The New York Times plans to include more diversity in its future issues of T: The Times Style Magazine, the Times' public editor Margaret Sullivan reported. According to Sullivan, the magazine was criticized for...
800 Complaints to the PCC, the Observer's Transgender Column 'Should Not Have Been Published'
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800 Complaints to the PCC, the Observer's Transgender Column 'Should Not Have Been Published'
By: Sydney Smith
January 22, 2013 09:30 AM EST
A controversial column on transgender people that ran in The Observer and was later removed from its website has led to an apology from the newspaper, a protest, hundreds of readers' complaints and now a Press...
 'Humorous'? UK Sun Ombudsman defends 'Greedy Bulgars' headline about Bulgarian family
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'Humorous'? UK Sun Ombudsman defends 'Greedy Bulgars' headline about Bulgarian family
By: Sydney Smith
December 20, 2012 01:00 PM EST
The UK Sun's ombudsman told iMediaEthics that the headline "Greedy Bulgars" -- referring to a Bulgarian family -- was only "a humorous play on words." The Bulgarian Embassy in London, however, begs to...
Guardian Cartoonist: Netanyahu Cartoon Not Anti-Semitism
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Guardian Cartoonist: Netanyahu Cartoon Not Anti-Semitism
By: Sydney Smith
November 21, 2012 08:00 AM EST
Was the Guardian's cartoon picturing "Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a puppet-master, controlling tiny versions of Foreign Secretary William Hague and Tony Blair" anti-Semitic?   Check...
Women in Journalism Studies Gender Balance in UK News, Finds Kate Middleton Most Photographed
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Women in Journalism Studies Gender Balance in UK News, Finds Kate Middleton Most Photographed
By: Sydney Smith
October 17, 2012 03:45 PM EST
Women in Journalism, which identifies itself as a "networking, campaigning, training and social organisation for women journalists," studied UK newspapers from mid-April to mid-May to survey women's presence on...
Pakistan Advocacy Group Training, Awarding Journalists for Gender Sensitive Reporting
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Pakistan Advocacy Group Training, Awarding Journalists for Gender Sensitive Reporting
By: Sydney Smith
October 05, 2012 06:20 PM EST
White Ribbon Campaign Pakistan, a six-year-old advocacy group, announced in a press release sent to iMediaEthics Sept. 21 that it "will train journalists on gender sensitive...
Sri Lankan Newspaper Apologizes for Sexist Cartoon after Complaints
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Sri Lankan Newspaper Apologizes for Sexist Cartoon after Complaints
By: Sydney Smith
September 22, 2012 06:00 AM EST
Sri Lankan newspaper Lakbima News apologized Sept. 16 for a Sept. 9 cartoon that was slammed as unacceptable.  The cartoon depicted "the Indian Prime Minister underneath an uplifted sari of the Chief Minister of...
Egyptian TV Anchor Wears Hijab, Against Dress Code
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Egyptian TV Anchor Wears Hijab, Against Dress Code
By: Sydney Smith
September 12, 2012 04:20 AM EST
Egyptian TV news anchor Fatma Nabil broke "decades of secular dress code" Sept. 2 by "wearing the hijab" on air, the Guardian reported. According to the Guardian, which posted a video of Nabil's...
Readers Complain over Globe & Mail Muslim Photo Headline
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Readers Complain over Globe & Mail Muslim Photo Headline
By: Sydney Smith
September 07, 2012 07:25 PM EST
Readers complained about the Globe and Mail's front page photo of "an unsmiling woman in a niqab with the words 'Muslims Among Us' written across the black cloth of the garment," and the headline...
Canadian Call-In Program Broke Ethics Code with Homosexuality Comments
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Canadian Call-In Program Broke Ethics Code with Homosexuality Comments
By: Sydney Smith
September 04, 2012 06:00 AM EST
The Canadian Broadcast Standards Council ruled that an Ontario TV "religious call-in program" broke the ethics code of the Canadian Association of Broadcasters, Broadcaster Magazine reported. Listeners...
Asian American Journalists Association Advises on Sikh Shooting Stories
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Asian American Journalists Association Advises on Sikh Shooting Stories
By: Sydney Smith
August 09, 2012 05:00 AM EST
The Asian American Journalists Association created a "few guidelines" for reporting on the Aug. 5 shooting at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin. The group's national president Doris Truong explained to...
Duluth TV News Director Resigns over Facebook Post
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Duluth TV News Director Resigns over Facebook Post
By: Sydney Smith
August 08, 2012 09:10 PM EST
Duluth Fox-affiliate Fox 21 KQDS's news director Jason Vincent apologized and resigned after one of his Facebook posts circulated, the Duluth News Tribune...
Irish Examiner says 'NO' to Fark Racial Stereotype
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Irish Examiner says 'NO' to Fark Racial Stereotype
By: London Shearer Allen
August 04, 2012 04:00 PM EST
Commentary Hilary Hanson's lede in The Huffington Post August 1 article "Body Painting World Record Attempt Leads to Thong Shortage in Cork, Ireland" read: “They may have the potato problem under...
NYTimes Names its 5th Public Editor, Margaret Sullivan Will Be First Woman Public Editor
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NYTimes Names its 5th Public Editor, Margaret Sullivan Will Be First Woman Public Editor
By: Sydney Smith
July 16, 2012 04:55 PM EST
The New York Times named its next public editor, Margaret M. Sullivan. Sullivan's term as the fifth public editor begins Sept. 1, when current Times public editor Arthur Brisbane steps down.  According to the...
Seventeen Magazine: 'Never Have, Never Will' Photoshop Bodies, Will be Transparent about Photo Editing
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Seventeen Magazine: 'Never Have, Never Will' Photoshop Bodies, Will be Transparent about Photo Editing
By: Sydney Smith
July 08, 2012 05:00 AM EST
Seventeen magazine's editor-in-chief Ann Shoket announced a "commitment" against "airbrushing or Photoshopping," Metro reported. In a note, Shoket wrote that she had "heard from some girls...
 iMediaEthics PollCheck: Widespread Tolerance for Same-Sex Marriage shown in iMediaEthics & Other Polls
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iMediaEthics PollCheck: Widespread Tolerance for Same-Sex Marriage shown in iMediaEthics & Other Polls
By: David W. Moore
July 02, 2012 09:20 AM EST
As described in an earlier report on this website, a new iMediaEthics poll found about 7 in 10 Americans tolerant of gay marriage – that is, they would not be upset if most or all states recognized such...
Polish Journalists Fired, Radio Station Apologizes for Comments Journalism Ethics Group Said are Xenophobic
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Polish Journalists Fired, Radio Station Apologizes for Comments Journalism Ethics Group Said are Xenophobic
By: Sydney Smith
June 28, 2012 05:00 AM EST
The Polish Journalists Association's Media Ethics Council found that two Polish radio hosts were xenophobic in comments about the Euro 2012 soccer match between Ukraine and Sweden, Poland's The News...
7 in 10 Americans 'Not Upset' with Gay Marriage, New iMediaEthics Poll Finds
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7 in 10 Americans 'Not Upset' with Gay Marriage, New iMediaEthics Poll Finds
By: David W. Moore
June 25, 2012 05:00 AM EST
A new PollCheck poll by iMediaEthics reveals a great deal more public tolerance of gay marriage than what most news stories report. Instead of a highly polarized public, in fact about 7 in 10 Americans are “not...
IMediaEthics Poll on Same-Sex Marriage: Methodology Statement & Topline
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iMediaEthics Poll on Same-Sex Marriage: Methodology Statement & Topline
By: David W. Moore
June 25, 2012 05:00 AM EST
SurveyUSA interviewed 893 adults nationwide, Monday 06/04/12 through Wednesday 06/06/12. Research conceptualized and commissioned by iMediaEthics.org. Adults reachable on a home telephone (69% of respondents) were...
Toronto Star Public Editor on the word 'Queer'
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Toronto Star Public Editor on the word 'Queer'
By: Sydney Smith
June 18, 2012 05:30 PM EST
Toronto Star public editor Kathy English asked readers if "queer" is considered "an offensive word when used as a collective label for the LGBT  (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) community" and...
Ashleigh Banfield Clarifies 'Homosexuality is a Lifestyle Choice' Comments
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Ashleigh Banfield Clarifies 'Homosexuality is a Lifestyle Choice' Comments
By: Sydney Smith
June 03, 2012 06:15 PM EST
CNN's Ashleigh Banfield issued a clarification after being criticized for her comments on homosexuality and pedophilia. Banfield said May 31 that "pedophilia is not by choice" but "homosexuality is a...
Malawi Sports Journalism Workshop Focuses on Olympics Reporting Ethics
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Malawi Sports Journalism Workshop Focuses on Olympics Reporting Ethics
By: Sydney Smith
May 27, 2012 05:00 AM EST
At a sports journalism workshop focusing on the 2012 Olympic Games in London, Malawi journalists were advised to "observe ethics in sports journalism by focusing much on reporting the performances of the athletes than...
Reno TV Apologizes for Saying Gay Marriage a 'Sin'
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Reno TV Apologizes for Saying Gay Marriage a 'Sin'
By: Sydney Smith
May 18, 2012 04:10 PM EST
Reno, Navada ABC-affiliate KOLO-TV 8 apologized for a "poorly written play on words" grouping gay marriage in which "sin" like "quickie divorces, prostitution, gambling," Media Bistro's TV...
Irish Businessman Owning 22% of Independent News & Media Claims it's Biased Against Him
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Irish Businessman Owning 22% of Independent News & Media Claims it's Biased Against Him
By: Sydney Smith
April 27, 2012 03:55 PM EST
Irish businessman Denis O'Brien sent a letter to Independent Newspapers claiming it has "one of the most concerted and biased campaigns ever waged against any individual" in Ireland, as well as engaging in...
National Review Fires 2 Writers over 'Racially-Inflammatory' Comments
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National Review Fires 2 Writers over 'Racially-Inflammatory' Comments
By: Sydney Smith
April 12, 2012 04:50 PM EST
Conservative political magazine National Review has fired two employees in the past week because of "racially-inflammatory" comments. On April 7, the...
Jewish Rutgers Student Files Bias Complaint after Satire Article Praising Hitler
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Jewish Rutgers Student Files Bias Complaint after Satire Article Praising Hitler
By: Sydney Smith
April 10, 2012 05:00 AM EST
Rutgers University student satire newspaper The Medium published an April 4 column "What about the good things Hitler did?" under the name of a Jewish student who didn't write the column, the Associated Press...
Argentine Newspaper Ordered to Run 'Rectification' of Sexist Headline
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Argentine Newspaper Ordered to Run 'Rectification' of Sexist Headline
By: Sydney Smith
March 26, 2012 04:30 AM EST
Argentine newspaper Clarin must "publish a rectification" online and in print of a 2009 story headline that a court determined "discriminates against women," according to the Knight Center for Journalism...
Former Editor Says He was Fired for Cartoon Patch Said was Racist
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Former Editor Says He was Fired for Cartoon Patch Said was Racist
By: Sydney Smith
March 18, 2012 05:00 AM EST
Cyprus Media Criticized over Reporting on Foreigners
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Cyprus Media Criticized over Reporting on Foreigners
By: Sydney Smith
March 13, 2012 05:00 AM EST
Cyprus's media ethics committee criticized the Cyprus press for "the way the media deals with foreigners’ deaths, raising issues of “adverse discrimination”," according to the Cyprus...
Pakistani Group Publishes Gender-Sensitive Code of Ethics
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Pakistani Group Publishes Gender-Sensitive Code of Ethics
By: Sydney Smith
March 10, 2012 12:00 PM EST
In January, advocacy group White Ribbon Campaign Pakistan, a group that focuses on "involving and sensitizing the media" and campaigning "to end violence against women," announced its plans to create a...
TIME Magazine Apologizes for Non-Latino on Cover about Latinos
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TIME Magazine Apologizes for Non-Latino on Cover about Latinos
By: Sydney Smith
February 28, 2012 04:20 PM EST
TIME magazine apologized, sort of, for featuring a non-Latino on its March 5 cover, titled "Yo Decido: Why Latinos will pick the next President."  The cover image (See above) shows twenty faces of men and...
Asian American Journalists Association Lists Facts, Tips for Reporting on Jeremy Lin
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Asian American Journalists Association Lists Facts, Tips for Reporting on Jeremy Lin
By: Sydney Smith
February 23, 2012 02:00 PM EST
The Asian American Journalists Association issued a Feb. 22 "media advisory" for reporting on Jeremy Lin. Lin is a basketball player for the...
CNN's Roland Martin Apologizes for Super Bowl Tweets
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CNN's Roland Martin Apologizes for Super Bowl Tweets
By: Sydney Smith
February 22, 2012 05:00 AM EST
Afghan Ministry Calls for Women on TV to Wear Headscarves, Not Wear 'Heavy Makeup'
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Afghan Ministry Calls for Women on TV to Wear Headscarves, Not Wear 'Heavy Makeup'
By: Sydney Smith
February 15, 2012 03:30 PM EST
CNN Suspends Anchor for Controversial Tweets during Super Bowl
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CNN Suspends Anchor for Controversial Tweets during Super Bowl
By: Sydney Smith
February 09, 2012 05:00 AM EST
Anchor Roland Martin was suspended from CNN over his "homophobic tweets during the Super Bowl," the New York Daily News reported. Tweets included (here, here and here): “If a dude at your Super...
Pakistani Group to Publish Gender-Sensitive Code of Ethics March 8
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Pakistani Group to Publish Gender-Sensitive Code of Ethics March 8
By: Sydney Smith
February 05, 2012 04:25 PM EST
White Ribbon Campaign Pakistan is hosting a National Conference on Gender and Media in March, the group's Omer Aftab told iMediaEthics by e-mail. The conference will be held on International Women's Day March 8....
20 Complaints to Chile's TV Council over Interview Criticized for Out-of-Context Quotes, Discrimination
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20 Complaints to Chile's TV Council over Interview Criticized for Out-of-Context Quotes, Discrimination
By: Sydney Smith
January 26, 2012 05:00 AM EST
Weekly Standard Apologizes for Anti-Gay E-mail Sent to Subscribers
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Weekly Standard Apologizes for Anti-Gay E-mail Sent to Subscribers
By: Sydney Smith
January 11, 2012 05:00 AM EST
The Weekly Standard, a "weekly conservative magazine," apologized to its e-mail subscribers after its "vetting process broke down" and the site accidentally sent readers a "paid ad from a third...
Pakistani Conference calls for 'Gender Sensitive Code of Ethics'
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Pakistani Conference calls for 'Gender Sensitive Code of Ethics'
By: Sydney Smith
January 10, 2012 05:00 AM EST
A Pakistani gender issues conference called Gender Sensitive Reporting called for "a gender sensitive code of ethics for media reporting," according to Pakistani news sites The News and DAWN. The conference was...
Gawker's Seth Abramovitch Fired for Post with Racial Slur
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Gawker's Seth Abramovitch Fired for Post with Racial Slur
By: Sydney Smith
January 06, 2012 04:35 PM EST
Gawker's Seth Abramovitch was fired Jan. 5 after his blogpost about rapper Kanye West's tweets, the New York Observer reported. Abramovitch's Jan. 5 post (see here) included the "n-word," which Gawker...
Viewers Complain Again over UK's Jeremy Clarkson Comments on Air
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Viewers Complain Again over UK's Jeremy Clarkson Comments on Air
By: Sydney Smith
December 30, 2011 03:50 PM EST
At least 23 complaints have been filed with the BBC over comments made by Jeremy Clarkson on air Dec. 28.   Clarkson "made a string of jokes about the Indian food, clothes, toilets, trains and even the...
4 UK Groups Call for Leveson Inquiry to Look into Media Bias toward Women
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4 UK Groups Call for Leveson Inquiry to Look into Media Bias toward Women
By: Sydney Smith
December 30, 2011 03:50 PM EST
Four groups are calling for the UK Leveson Inquiry into press standards and practices to examine the way media presents and reports on women, the Guardian reported. The groups -- End Violence Against Women, Equality Now,...
Jackie Magazine Un-apologizes for Rihanna Racial Slur?
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Jackie Magazine Un-apologizes for Rihanna Racial Slur?
By: Sydney Smith
December 29, 2011 02:25 PM EST
The publisher of Jackie magazine, which called Rihanna a "n---- b----," reportledy claimed the magazine did "nothing wrong" with its report.  Instead, he argued that Eva Hoeke, the magazine's...
Eva Hoeke Out as Magazine Editor after Rihanna Racial Slur
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Eva Hoeke Out as Magazine Editor after Rihanna Racial Slur
By: Sydney Smith
December 21, 2011 02:00 PM EST
Dutch fashion magazine editor Eva Hoeke stepped down this week because of a controversial article about singer Rihanna in which her magazine, Jackie, called Rihanna "the ultimate n**** b****," the Associated...
 Study Says 3/4 Bylines are by Men
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Study Says 3/4 Bylines are by Men
By: Sydney Smith
December 12, 2011 12:00 PM EST
The UK Guardian published a study Dec. 6 revealing that 77.4% of surveyed bylines from seven UK newspapers' June 13 to July 8 editions belong to men,  according to Journalism.co.uk. The Guardian's research...
'Stigma' in Reporting on The Mentally Ill
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'Stigma' in Reporting on "The Mentally Ill"
By: Sydney Smith
November 22, 2011 09:05 AM EST
The Guardian published an article by Harold A. Maio questioning why the media refers to "'the' mentally ill," which Maio says adds a "stigma" to those will mental illnesses.  Maio, described as a...
CBS-Money Watch Commentary on Wall Street Protests Sexist
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CBS-Money Watch Commentary on Wall Street Protests Sexist
By: Sydney Smith
November 19, 2011 03:45 PM EST
StinkyJournalism is shocked and disappointed to see the sexist and cavalier commentary by CBS MoneyWatch's Alain Sherter published on CBSNews.com's website. The story reads: "Confronted by two topless young women...
Catholic Newspaper The Pilot Retracts Column on Homosexuality
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Catholic Newspaper The Pilot Retracts Column on Homosexuality
By: Sydney Smith
November 05, 2011 09:35 AM EST
Boston, Massachusetts Catholic newspaper The Pilot retracted and unpublished a column "suggesting homosexuality is caused by the devil," GantDaily.com reported. According to GantDaily, the column was retracted...
Brazilian Man's Newspaper Article Lands him in Jail for Racism?
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Brazilian Man's Newspaper Article Lands him in Jail for Racism?
By: Sydney Smith
October 30, 2011 06:00 PM EST
Brazilian lawyer Isaac Duarte de Barros Júnior was convicted in July 2011 after writing an article for newspaper that contained racist statements, Survival International reported. His December 2008 article was for...
Yahoo News Unpublishes Post Accused of Racism?
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Yahoo News Unpublishes Post Accused of Racism?
By: Sydney Smith
September 08, 2011 03:50 PM EST
Chicago CBS-Affiliate Denies Racism Charges, Apologizes again for Out-of-Context Quote
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Chicago CBS-Affiliate Denies Racism Charges, Apologizes again for Out-of-Context Quote
By: Sydney Smith
September 01, 2011 06:00 PM EST
Debate: Should Media Report on Tim Cook's Sexuality?
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Debate: Should Media Report on Tim Cook's Sexuality?
By: Sydney Smith
August 29, 2011 06:15 PM EST
ESPN Criticized for Photoshopping Michael Vick as White Man
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ESPN Criticized for Photoshopping Michael Vick as White Man
By: Sydney Smith
August 28, 2011 08:55 AM EST
ESPN is being criticized for photoshopping an image of professional football quaterback Michael Vick to make him a white man.  The image accompanied ESPN the Magazine's story "What if Michael Vick were...
Former New York Times Writer Criticizes Newspaper for 1991 Riot Reporting
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Former New York Times Writer Criticizes Newspaper for 1991 Riot Reporting
By: Sydney Smith
August 24, 2011 09:40 AM EST
Is Newsweek's Michele Bachmann Cover Fair?
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Is Newsweek's Michele Bachmann Cover Fair?
By: Sydney Smith
August 12, 2011 06:09 AM EST
Fox News Criticized for Racism?
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Fox News Criticized for Racism?
By: Sydney Smith
August 09, 2011 02:40 PM EST
Did the Media's Mocking of Harold Camping violate religious freedom?
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Did the Media's Mocking of Harold Camping violate religious freedom?
By: Corinne Segal
August 01, 2011 12:22 AM EST
Preacher Harold Camping tells ABC News to expect the Rapture on May 21, 2011 (Credit: ABC News, screenshot) Another Apocalypse is predicted for October 21, 2011.  Will radio host Harold Camping and his followers again...
LAT  Updates Style guide on Latino, Hispanic
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LAT Updates Style guide on Latino, Hispanic
By: Sydney Smith
July 30, 2011 12:55 PM EST
Canadian Broadcast Standards Council Not Taking Any More Complaints on Sun TV's Interview with Margie Gillis
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Canadian Broadcast Standards Council Not Taking Any More Complaints on Sun TV's Interview with Margie Gillis
By: Sydney Smith
July 22, 2011 01:02 PM EST
NAACP Criticizes CNN for 'Lack of Diversity'
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NAACP Criticizes CNN for 'Lack of Diversity'
By: Sydney Smith
July 13, 2011 07:35 AM EST
WaPo Ombud Weighs in on Jose Vargas' Illegal Immigrant Admission, Essay
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WaPo Ombud Weighs in on Jose Vargas' Illegal Immigrant Admission, Essay
By: Sydney Smith
June 29, 2011 01:59 PM EST
Eric Bolling apologizes for disrespectful language
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Eric Bolling apologizes for "disrespectful" language
By: Corinne Segal
June 21, 2011 08:45 AM EST
Washington Post changes Bachmann assumes position headline
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Washington Post changes "Bachmann assumes position" headline
By: Corinne Segal
June 21, 2011 08:45 AM EST
2nd Fake Lesbian Blogger Encouraged 'Gay Girl in Damascus'
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2nd Fake Lesbian Blogger Encouraged 'Gay Girl in Damascus'
By: Sydney Smith
June 18, 2011 12:31 AM EST
Ethics of Reporting on Genderless Child?
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Ethics of Reporting on Genderless Child?
By: Sydney Smith
June 16, 2011 08:00 AM EST
Margie Gillis Foundation Comments about Sun Interview
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Margie Gillis Foundation Comments about Sun Interview
By: Sydney Smith
June 15, 2011 05:52 PM EST
Canadian TV Station 'Bullies' Dancer in Interview?
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Canadian TV Station 'Bullies' Dancer in Interview?
By: Sydney Smith
June 13, 2011 07:54 AM EST
Jakarta Post: Media Reporting on Women Poor
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Jakarta Post: Media Reporting on Women "Poor"
By: Sydney Smith
May 26, 2011 07:35 AM EST
Fired ABC-23 Meteorologist Responds to StinkyJournalism about his Strip Club Story Protest
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Fired ABC-23 Meteorologist Responds to StinkyJournalism about his Strip Club Story Protest
By: Sydney Smith
May 23, 2011 01:04 PM EST
ABC-TV 23 Meteorologist Fired after Protest of Stripper Story
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ABC-TV 23 Meteorologist Fired after Protest of Stripper Story
By: Sydney Smith
May 20, 2011 07:52 AM EST
News Media Shouldn't Have Speculated on Hillary Clinton's Facial Expression
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News Media Shouldn't Have Speculated on Hillary Clinton's Facial Expression
By: Sydney Smith
May 13, 2011 02:05 PM EST
Der Tzitung Apologizes for Hillary Clinton, Audrey Tomason Photoshop
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Der Tzitung Apologizes for Hillary Clinton, Audrey Tomason Photoshop
By: Sydney Smith
May 10, 2011 07:25 AM EST
2010 Axing of Helen Thomas, Octavia Nasr, National American Arab Journalists Assn To Discuss
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2010 Axing of Helen Thomas, Octavia Nasr, National American Arab Journalists Assn To Discuss
By: Sydney Smith
April 28, 2011 01:15 PM EST
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Student Newspaper Apologizes after Insensitive "Pow Wow" Story,
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Student Newspaper Apologizes after Insensitive "Pow Wow" Story,
By: Sydney Smith
April 28, 2011 07:31 AM EST
Wonkette Removes Blog Mocking 3-Year-Old Boy, Trig Palin
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Wonkette Removes Blog Mocking 3-Year-Old Boy, Trig Palin
By: Sydney Smith
April 23, 2011 05:46 PM EST
Indonesian Gender Bias Study Background Explained
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Indonesian Gender Bias Study Background Explained
By: Sydney Smith
March 30, 2011 02:25 PM EST
Gender Bias in Indonesia?
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Gender Bias in Indonesia?
By: Sydney Smith
March 29, 2011 08:20 AM EST
UK Reporter Faked Stories for Daily Star, Resigns after calling Star Anti-Muslim
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UK Reporter Faked Stories for Daily Star, Resigns after calling Star Anti-Muslim
By: Sydney Smith
March 08, 2011 01:35 PM EST
'The New Media Nation' : Valerie Alia on Media Ethics, Indigenous People
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'The New Media Nation' : Valerie Alia on Media Ethics, Indigenous People
By: Sydney Smith
February 23, 2011 07:19 AM EST
Valerie Alia, pictured above, presenting her inaugural lecture as Running Stream Professor of Ethics and Identity, Leeds Metropolian University, UK. (Photo provided)The New Media Nation, the latest book by Valerie Alia, a...
Media Criticized for Reporting on Children, India, South Africa Cited
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Media Criticized for Reporting on Children, India, South Africa Cited
By: Sydney Smith
February 22, 2011 07:48 AM EST
NYT Use of Labels, Irish Catholic, White woman, Ended in Editing Errors
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NYT Use of Labels, Irish Catholic, White woman, Ended in Editing Errors
By: Sydney Smith
February 17, 2011 08:09 AM EST
Lawsuit over Sexist Comments at Sky News?
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Lawsuit over Sexist Comments at Sky News?
By: Sydney Smith
February 03, 2011 08:30 AM EST
Outed Man Murdered, Ugandan Mag Editor has No Regrets for Story Outing Gays
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Outed Man Murdered, Ugandan Mag Editor has "No Regrets" for Story Outing Gays
By: Sydney Smith
January 31, 2011 08:30 AM EST
Sky Sports' Andy Gray Fired Over Sexist Comments, Richard Keys Resigns
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Sky Sports' Andy Gray Fired Over Sexist Comments, Richard Keys Resigns
By: Sydney Smith
January 27, 2011 07:56 AM EST
Helen Thomas Award Debate Continues
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Helen Thomas Award Debate Continues
By: Sydney Smith
January 24, 2011 02:35 PM EST
New Book on Middle Eastern Media
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New Book on Middle Eastern Media
By: Sydney Smith
January 22, 2011 04:55 PM EST
Was SPJ Right to Retire Helen Thomas Award? Media Debate
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Was SPJ Right to Retire Helen Thomas Award? Media Debate
By: Sydney Smith
January 21, 2011 03:30 PM EST
10,000 Sign Petition for Glenn Beck Off Fox News?
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10,000 Sign Petition for Glenn Beck Off Fox News?
By: Sydney Smith
January 13, 2011 01:40 PM EST
SPJ Exec Committee Recommends Ending Helen Thomas Award
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SPJ Exec Committee Recommends Ending Helen Thomas Award
By: Sydney Smith
January 13, 2011 07:50 AM EST
NPR Review of Juan Williams Firing Completed, Ellen Weiss, VP, Resigns
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NPR Review of Juan Williams Firing Completed, Ellen Weiss, VP, Resigns
By: Sydney Smith
January 08, 2011 02:17 PM EST
ESPN Franklin Fired, Called Female Reporter Sweet Baby &  Expletive
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ESPN Franklin Fired, Called Female Reporter "Sweet Baby" & Expletive
By: Sydney Smith
January 06, 2011 06:04 AM EST
Ugandan Newspaper to Appeal Ban of Outing Homosexuals?
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Ugandan Newspaper to Appeal Ban of Outing Homosexuals?
By: Sydney Smith
January 05, 2011 07:15 AM EST
Uganda Court Rules Media Can't Out Homosexuals
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Uganda Court Rules Media Can't Out Homosexuals
By: Sydney Smith
January 03, 2011 04:44 PM EST
Linguist Calls Media's Use of Terms  Illegals, Undocumented Partisan
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Linguist Calls Media's Use of Terms "Illegals," "Undocumented" Partisan
By: Sydney Smith
January 02, 2011 01:46 PM EST
Photo Fakery? Did ELLE India Lighten Bollywood Star's Skin for Cover Photograph?
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Photo Fakery? Did ELLE India Lighten Bollywood Star's Skin for Cover Photograph?
By: Sydney Smith
December 25, 2010 07:56 AM EST
NYT Celebrates Cheating Before Marriage? Were Ex-Spouses Asked to Comment Before Style Story?
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NYT Celebrates Cheating Before Marriage? Were Ex-Spouses Asked to Comment Before Style Story?
By: Sydney Smith
December 23, 2010 08:40 AM EST
Illegal or Undocumented Immigrant ? Which Term is Correct?
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Illegal or Undocumented Immigrant ? Which Term is Correct?
By: Sydney Smith
December 21, 2010 05:03 AM EST
NY Times Critic says Ballerina Ate Too Many Sugar Plums
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NY Times Critic says Ballerina Ate Too Many Sugar Plums
By: Sydney Smith
December 14, 2010 07:21 AM EST
Helen Thomas Award Ended After Her Latest Comments
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Helen Thomas Award Ended After Her Latest Comments
By: Sydney Smith
December 07, 2010 01:35 PM EST
BBC Criticized for Portraying Irish Stereotypes in Debt Crisis Reporting
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BBC Criticized for Portraying Irish Stereotypes in Debt Crisis Reporting
By: Sydney Smith
November 21, 2010 03:30 PM EST
Fox News Corrects Chief Sitting Bull Headline After Complaints of Error
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Fox News Corrects Chief Sitting Bull Headline After Complaints of Error
By: Sydney Smith
November 19, 2010 07:34 AM EST
WaPo Readers Cite Unfair Labels: 'Wheel-chair bound', 'illegal immigrant' & 'ex-Marine'
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WaPo Readers Cite Unfair Labels: 'Wheel-chair bound', 'illegal immigrant' & 'ex-Marine'
By: Sydney Smith
November 04, 2010 12:20 AM EST
Marie Claire Readers Weigh In On Blogger 'Fatties' Remarks
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Marie Claire Readers Weigh In On Blogger 'Fatties' Remarks
By: Sydney Smith
November 04, 2010 07:57 AM EST
Gawker Called Sexist, Sensational after Christine O'Donnell Sex Story
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Gawker Called Sexist, Sensational after Christine O'Donnell Sex Story
By: Sydney Smith
October 30, 2010 06:22 AM EST
NH Union-Leader: "We are not Anti-Gay" But No Same-Sex Wedding Announcements
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NH Union-Leader: "We are not Anti-Gay" But No Same-Sex Wedding Announcements
By: Sydney Smith
October 26, 2010 08:58 AM EST
Juan Williams firing makes fund drive 'difficult' says NPR Board member Robert Gordon, Nashville Public Radio President
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Juan Williams firing makes fund drive 'difficult' says NPR Board member Robert Gordon, Nashville Public Radio President
By: Sydney Smith
October 23, 2010 08:01 AM EST
Mexican Journalist Ines Sainz Won't Report from Locker Rooms Anymore
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Mexican Journalist Ines Sainz Won't Report from Locker Rooms Anymore
By: Sydney Smith
October 19, 2010 07:23 AM EST
Jewish Standard Takes a Step Back from their Same-Sex Wedding Announcement Ban
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Jewish Standard Takes a Step Back from their Same-Sex Wedding Announcement Ban
By: Sydney Smith
October 14, 2010 10:50 AM EST
Sports journalist called 'Dyke on a Bike' wins against Sunday Times in PCC complaint ruling
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Sports journalist called 'Dyke on a Bike' wins against Sunday Times in PCC complaint ruling
By: Sydney Smith
October 14, 2010 07:48 AM EST
Fired CNN Anchor Rick Sanchez Apologizes for Inartful Comments
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Fired CNN Anchor Rick Sanchez Apologizes for "Inartful" Comments
By: Sydney Smith
October 07, 2010 07:14 AM EST
Does Jewish Standard Promote Anti-Gay Bias With 'No More Same-Sex Wedding Announcements' Policy?
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Does Jewish Standard Promote Anti-Gay Bias With 'No More Same-Sex Wedding Announcements' Policy?
By: Sydney Smith
October 06, 2010 10:10 AM EST
CNN's Rick Sanchez Fired, Called Jon Stewart Bigot
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CNN's Rick Sanchez Fired, Called Jon Stewart "Bigot"
By: Sydney Smith
October 03, 2010 06:39 AM EST
Did ELLE Magazine lighten Precious Star Gabourey Sidibe's skin in cover photo?
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Did ELLE Magazine lighten "Precious" Star Gabourey Sidibe's skin in cover photo?
By: Sydney Smith
September 20, 2010 08:53 AM EST
ELLE magazine is under fire for its cover photo of plus-size, African-American actress Gabourey Sidibe.  Bloggers are accusing the fashion magazine of lightening Sidibe's skin.  Also, ELLE has been criticized for...
NFL Commissioner rules NYJets unprofessional with Mexican reporter Ines Sainz
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NFL Commissioner rules NYJets "unprofessional" with Mexican reporter Ines Sainz
By: Sydney Smith
September 19, 2010 07:23 AM EST
Terry Jones's Quran Burning -- Media Responsibility, Tips, and Policies
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Terry Jones's Quran Burning -- Media Responsibility, Tips, and Policies
By: Sydney Smith
September 11, 2010 07:54 AM EST
Much Ado About . . . Obama's Religion
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Much Ado About . . . Obama's Religion
By: David W. Moore
August 26, 2010 07:15 AM EST
This detail of a screenshot from a CNN interview on YouTube shows the results of Pew's most recent poll on Obama's religion. (Credit: YouTube, CNN) In recent days, there has been a flurry of news stories commenting on recent...
Essence Magazine Hired White Fashion Editor--Was this a misstep?
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Essence Magazine Hired White Fashion Editor--Was this a misstep?
By: Sydney Smith
August 03, 2010 08:32 AM EST
Women's Media Center, Daily Finance Question NYT Public Editor Diversity
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Women's Media Center, Daily Finance Question NYT Public Editor Diversity
By: Sydney Smith
June 26, 2010 08:31 AM EST
Lavender magazine's undercover outing of Rev. Tom Brock gay feelings, Was it ethical?
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Lavender magazine's undercover outing of Rev. Tom Brock gay feelings, Was it ethical?
By: Sydney Smith
June 25, 2010 08:59 AM EST
Chicago Tribune's Chrissy Pronger Photo Called Sexist
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Chicago Tribune's "Chrissy Pronger" Photo Called Sexist
By: Sydney Smith
June 12, 2010 08:33 AM EST
Australian Media Controversy: Is outing a gay politician in the public's interest?
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Australian Media Controversy: Is outing a gay politician in the public's interest?
By: Sydney Smith
May 24, 2010 08:54 AM EST
Doctored Photo on Colorado Politician's Web site added fake diversity
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Doctored Photo on Colorado Politician's Web site added fake diversity
By: Sydney Smith
April 23, 2010 08:21 AM EST
CBS News Spreads Rumor : Said front-runner for Supreme Court is gay
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CBS News Spreads Rumor : Said front-runner for Supreme Court is gay
By: Sydney Smith
April 21, 2010 08:12 AM EST
Christian Groups Aid Maine Reporter Fired For Misconduct
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Christian Groups Aid Maine Reporter Fired For Misconduct
By: Sydney Smith
April 10, 2010 07:47 AM EST
PCC Complaints Against UK Daily Mail, Jan Moir Dismissed
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PCC Complaints Against UK Daily Mail, Jan Moir Dismissed
By: Molika Ashford
February 21, 2010 07:01 AM EST
Northwestern Professor Decries Lack of Diversity in New Media
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Northwestern Professor Decries Lack of Diversity in New Media
By: Molika Ashford
December 05, 2009 09:45 AM EST
Sports Writer's Death Opens Question About How to Eulogize Transgendered Subjects
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Sports Writer's Death Opens Question About How to Eulogize Transgendered Subjects
By: Molika Ashford
December 02, 2009 08:52 AM EST
CNBC Apology for Calling Marathon Winner Not 'Technical' American Still Gets It Wrong
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CNBC Apology for Calling Marathon Winner Not 'Technical' American Still Gets It Wrong
By: Molika Ashford
November 10, 2009 05:20 AM EST
Public Outrage Over Jan Moir Daily Mail Column Sparks Investigation by UK Press Complaints Commission
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Public Outrage Over Jan Moir Daily Mail Column Sparks Investigation by UK Press Complaints Commission
By: Katie Rolnick
October 21, 2009 06:54 AM EST
One Minnesota Paper Criticizes Another Over HIV Disclosure
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One Minnesota Paper Criticizes Another Over HIV Disclosure
By: Molika Ashford
October 09, 2009 12:14 AM EST
Obama, Gates, Crowley Meeting: Race Relations or Beer Commercial?
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Obama, Gates, Crowley Meeting: Race Relations or Beer Commercial?
By: Rhonda Roland Shearer
July 29, 2009 11:23 AM EST
Doctoring Diversity Photo is Fun in Toronto
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Doctoring Diversity Photo is Fun in Toronto
By: Rhonda Roland Shearer
July 15, 2009 06:23 AM EST
CNN.com Reports On New Dating Book that Stereotypes Single Women and Texting
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CNN.com Reports On New Dating Book that Stereotypes Single Women and Texting
By: Danielle Mastropiero
May 12, 2009 12:00 AM EST
Red Bull Gives You... Stereotypes?
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Red Bull Gives You... Stereotypes?
By: Danielle Mastropiero
April 21, 2009 12:00 AM EST
Israeli Newspapers Doctored Photo of New Cabinet :
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Israeli Newspapers Doctored Photo of New Cabinet :
By: Rhonda Roland Shearer
April 14, 2009 12:00 AM EST
To NY Daily News...Tyra Banks' Next Top Model Riot Victims  were "Hotties in Heels":
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To NY Daily News...Tyra Banks' Next Top Model Riot Victims were "Hotties in Heels":
By: Rhonda Roland Shearer
April 13, 2009 12:00 AM EST
Times-Picayune Report Avoided Identifying Rapist as "Black Man" :
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Times-Picayune Report Avoided Identifying Rapist as "Black Man" :
By: Danielle Mastropiero
March 04, 2009 12:00 AM EST
"Viewbook Diversity vs. Real Diversity"
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"Viewbook Diversity vs. Real Diversity"
By: StinkyJournalism.org Staff
July 22, 2008 12:00 AM EST
Inside Higher Ed writes: "In September of 2000, the University of Wisconsin at Madison and the University of Idaho were both embarrassed when they were forced to admit that they had doctored promotional photographs...
The Impossible Measure of "Dimness"
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The Impossible Measure of "Dimness"
By: Rhonda Roland Shearer
March 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST
If the Washington Post uses low standardized test scores as evidence for innate female “dimness,” is the same argument for African-Americans' genetic inferiority far...
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