The AFL-CIO's Embedded Reporters
Did you know that some of the reporters who have covered things like Act 10 and the Palermo's labor dispute are, themselves, union activists?
Brian Fraley takes on the Journal Sentinel's policy of letting the AFL-CIO's embedded reporters cover labor-management issues.
- Avoid conflicts of interest, real or perceived.
- Remain free of associations and activities that may compromise integrity or damage credibility.
- Refuse gifts, favors, fees, free travel and special treatment, and shun secondary employment, political involvement, public office and service in community organizations if they compromise journalistic integrity.
- Disclose unavoidable conflicts.
Read the rest. You have a right to know about the conflicts of interests of these reporters.