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Ancil Payne Awards for Ethics in Journalism - Michael Phillips from the Wall Street Journal

Ethics in The News


"Truth and Trust in the 21st Century" event discussed reporting on violence and the ethics in real storytelling in Chicago

At the NICAR conference, data journalists and legal professionals discussed the ethical and criminal implications of hacking in the newsroom.

A 2009 story about how Twitter published stolen documents. Is it ethical?

Past Winners

2013 Winners

2013 winners: Michael Phillips, reporter from Wall Street Journal; Mazie Bryant, Abbey Crain, and Matt Ford, student journalists from The Crimson White at the Univesity of Alabama; and Thomas Reuters News Organization

Robert 'Alex' Green

2012 winner: Robert “Alex” Green, student journalist from Bryan College in Dayton, Tennessee

2011 Ancil Payne Award winner

2011 winners: Matthew LaPlante and Rick Egan, freelance journalists; Jonathan Austin, editor and publisher of The Yancey County News

2010 Ancil Payne Award winner

2010 winners: Stanley Nelson, editor of the Concordia Sentinel; Bill Keller, executive editor, The New York Times; Paul Needham, 2010-11 editor, Yale Daily News; Damon Winter, photographer, The New York Times