The ethic of the journalist is to recognize one’s prejudices, biases, and avoid getting them into print.
I am dumbfounded that there hasn’t been a crackdown with the libel and slander laws on some of these would-be writers and reporters on the Internet.
Walter Cronkite served as anchor for the CBS Evening News (1962-1981). His closing words at the end of each newscast read as “And that’s the way it is.” The news stories he covered make up a litany of American history’s most significant moments in the 1960s and 1970s. He is often cited as “the most trusted man in America” during his time as news anchor.