Ethics

Bloomberg Beta to Focus on Startups

Bloomberg L.P., the parent company of Bloomberg News, has launched a $75 million venture capital fund on Wednesday.

Criticism of N.Y. Post, Photographer Rages On

The tragic death of the man pushed onto subway tracks in Manhattan on Monday spawned a nationwide debate on journalistic ethics thanks to the New York Post’s decision to run a front-page photo of the victim, taken moments before his death.

Licensing Fees Strike Again

If a story is juicy enough, the TV news outlets will open their checkbooks. The most recent example: the revelation that ABC paid between $10,000 and $15,000 in licensing fees for the use of photos in its on-air reporting on the Anthony Weiner scandal. The money went to Meagan Broussard (one of the women Rep.

The Dizzying Tale of the Botox Mom

The story of ABC's Good Morning America and the Botox Mom has become the latest tabloid licensing tale to explode in the wake of Adweek's report last week on l

Do you need ethics to work in advertising?

Advertising is already short on heroes, and it may have lost another one. Veteran creative director Dave Trott, shown here, author of the brilliantly written How to Get Your First […]