Journalism

Since last Friday (Jan. 27), when President Trump signed an executive order banning travel from seven countries for at least the next 90 days, this website has received a higher than usual response rate, largely due to a commentary I wrote last year.

Fact-Checking a Read More

“Disgraceful”

Last week, President-elect Donald Trump held his first press conference since being elected. While the meeting was supposed to allow Mr. Trump to lay out his proposal on how he will unravel himself from his many conflict of interest issues, the conversation quickly turned to … Read More

Dear Mr. Baker

Gerard Baker is The Wall Street Journal’s editor in chief.

You have a strangely nuanced view of what is or is not a lie when it comes to the utterances and tweets of President-elect Trump.

Here’s what you said (Trump, ‘Lies’ and Honest JournalismRead More

Correction

“Journalists should accept moral responsibility for the foreseeable consequences of actions and inactions, including the example set for others and when in error, they should make full, fair, prominent and prompt corrections.”   – Michael Josephson, Ethical Principles of Journalism

The New York Times, Wall Street … Read More

John Zogby is a pollster and author who has the ability to write analysis in a way most of us can understand. Recently, John sent me the following political conundrum:

In the election of 2016, the candidates for President are:

Republican, The Emperor Nero of Read More

The First Priority

“I won’t insult your intelligence by suggesting that you really believe what you just said.”  — William F. Buckley, Jr.

In Junior High, my mother announced that every day I would start reading at least two articles from our daily newspaper. The first was a … Read More

The publication of Colin Powell’s private opinions of both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump – obtained from hacked e-mails from the former secretary of state’s private e-mail account – is only the latest example of the thorny ethical issues that journalists and media organizations must … Read More