Fairness as an Essential Ingredient in News Reporting

June 2010
Nieman Reports;Summer2010, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p3
The article presents information on the Taylor Family Award for Fairness in Newspapers which is given by the Nieman Foundation. The foundation started giving the award in 2001 to promote equality and fair practices in creative news coverage. Several newspapers, reporters, and photographers have already won the award for the past years, including "The Boston Globe" in 2003 for their report on the sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic Church and reporter Howard Witt of the "Chicago Tribune" in 2008 for his report on civil rights.


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