Integrity Code: Journalism and Marketing Communications Must Meet Standards

An excerpt from the Feb. 14 Chicago Tribune article:

He [Medill School of Journalism Dean John Lavine] defended his use of anonymous quotes by drawing a distinction between a news story and a "letter" to alumni in a magazine.

"Context is all-important. I wasn't doing a news story. I wasn't covering the news," Lavine said. "When I write news stories, I am as careful and thorough about sources as anyone you will find. ... This is not a news story. This is a personal letter."

Below is a portion of the Medill Integrity Code, an addendum to the Medill Code of Ethics sent in 2007:
Read the rest of the code.

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