Best Practices

April 21, 2015 1:30 PM

Treat social media content ethically on air

Consider the source of online content, verify and attribute to give your audience context. Read More

April 16, 2015 1:30 PM

News story's lifespan extends with sharing

Should the news cycle for a story get longer because more people are hearing about it? Read More

April 15, 2015 5:30 PM

Fatal shooting unfolds on live television

Live coverage carries unique ethical responsibility, when stations must make decisions in real time. Read More

April 7, 2015 1:30 PM

Build credibility for sources

Back up news tips with research and evidence to show your audience the proof. Read More

March 31, 2015 1:30 PM

The Twitterization of news

Verification still matters, especially in the age of instant information. Read More

March 26, 2015 1:30 PM

New book offers mental health reporting guidelines

An RTDNA partnership with the Entertainment Industries Council helps journalists cover multiple issues. Read More

March 24, 2015 1:30 PM

Engage your audience with social media

Two-way conversations can yield story leads in breaking news situations and for investigations. Read More

March 23, 2015 1:30 PM

Develop your recipe for investigations

Good ingredients that are well-prepared can lead to satisfying results. Read More

March 19, 2015 1:30 PM

You're officially driving me crazy

Stop overusing the word "official" on the air when it is obvious, redundant or simply wrong. Read More

March 3, 2015 1:30 PM

How a veteran reporter joined the digital age

As one trusty recording device began to fail, an app took its place. Read More

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