Ethics

Not Going Away

While President-elect Donald Trump announced that his sons will run his company but make no new foreign deals, problems already exist.

“At the Wednesday press conference where Mr. Trump described the company’s new structure,” The Wall Street Journal writes (Jan. 14), “he also said he … Read More

No one in modern American politics has used social media to influence an audience better than Donald Trump. His tool of choice: Twitter – the technological equivalent of a 1770 broadside.

Long before he ran for president, Trump would use social media to preen before … Read More

Like millions of voters, I awoke Tuesday to news that – absent public debate or even advance notice – Republican Congressman Robert Goodlatte and others decided that they were going to gut the power of The Congressional Office of Ethics.

Front page of The Wall … Read More

2016 – Over Already?

With all the chaos in 2016, I thought I’d end on a positive note.

Patricia Williams wins 4-year battle.

Believe it or not, there were some bright spots. Here are a few standouts that I’ve been collecting.

MBA – that’s Masters in Business Administration, online … Read 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

(Somewhat) Completely Wrong

The day after the election – after Donald Trump was confirmed the winner – I sent a quick e-mail to a colleague: “Fear and prejudice won last night.”

His reaction was immediate and I’m paraphrasing, “Don’t say that! You’re using standard liberal stereotypes.”

Was I?… Read More

While the election is behind us and Donald Trump is scheduled to be the 45th President of the United States, I’m trying to be hopeful that he will be a positive force for the country and do the right thing. But it’s getting difficult.

On … Read More