What Are the Ethics of Unnamed Sources?

February 24, 2017

Tune into the news these days and you're likely hear about leaks, whistleblowers or unnamed sources. How should ethical news organizations handle the challenge of people who want their identities concealed when they share information? Jill Geisler shares a list of questions they should answer - and that news consumers should know about.

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How Can Leaders Improve Journalism? Part Three

January 4, 2017

You don't have to work in news to appreciate Jill Geisler's January column for the Columbia Journalism Review, "Ten Resolutions for Managers Leading Newsrooms in 2017." It is a call to action for better journalism in challenging times, important for those who produce and those who consume news.

She shares those resolutions - with specific advice - in three episodes of the Q&A podcast. This one covers showing your math, showing your heart, and providing massive amounts of employee feedback in service of great journalism. The full column can be read at this stie: http://bit.ly/2iWe0ZI

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How Can Leaders Improve Journalism? Part Two

January 4, 2017

Jill Geisler's January column for the Columbia Journalism Review, "Ten Resolutions for Managers Leading Newsrooms in 2017" is a call to action for better journalism in challenging times.  She shares those resolutions - with specific advice - in three episodes of the Q&A podcast. This one covers focusing on systems over symbols, establishing a 'whistleblower strategy," and emphasizing ethics so bold reporting can be free of bias. The full column can be read at this stie: http://bit.ly/2iWe0ZI

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How Can Leaders Improve Journalism? Part One

January 4, 2017

Jill Geisler's January column for the Columbia Journalism Review, "Ten Resolutions for Managers Leading Newsrooms in 2017" is a call to action for better journalism in challenging times.  She shares those resolutions - with specific advice - in three episodes of the Q&A podcast. This one covers rallying the troops and what to say, tapping designers in the fight against fake news, dealing with "Trumpian tweets." and growing more policy wonks. The full column can be read at this stie: http://bit.ly/2iWe0ZI

 

 

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How Can I Fight Fake News?

January 4, 2017

No one wants to be deceived - so how do you make sure that article shared in your social media feed or sent by some via email -- is true? In this podcast, Jill Geisler shares information from the News Literacy Project that helps you understand how to check whether the story and its author can be trusted.

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What’s the Big Deal about Fake News?

December 20, 2016

Knowledge is power - and when producers of fake news spread falsehoods, they are robbling citizens of the power to make well-informed decisions. In this episode, Jill Geisler, who teaches media leadership and ethics, looks at the problem and its impact. Warning: you may think you won't fall prey to fake news, but research suggests you are more vulnerable than you think.

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How Can I Get More Impact from My Feedback?

December 1, 2016

There's a better way to make sure your employees get the feedback they crave - and deserve. Jill Geisler offers a 3-level approach that can create a culture of feedback in your organization.

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What’s the Best Way to Take Charge of a New Team?

December 1, 2016

You've just been promoted. You have a brand new team. What are some of the most important things you can do to establish your credibilty? Jill Geisler offers specific tips on your first steps.

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How Do I Combat Sexual Harassment in the Workplace?

November 11, 2016

Recent high-profile sexual harassment cases in the US raise the question: Are these unusual situations, or more common than we think? Loyola's leadership expert Jill Geisler shares research that shows the problem is real and more prevalent than you'd hope. She also shares tips for combatting it.

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Is It Ever a Good Idea to Turn Down Extra Duties?

October 26, 2016

You want to be seen as a team player, a go-to person. But what if your boss or teammates "go-to" you too much? Jill Geisler helps you determine what extra work is important to embrace and what to avoid.

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