I was on the SPJ board of directors when the code was adopted. It represents a rock-solid set of guidelines that ought to guide every self-respecting reporter in his or her work.
I’m also a Mormon. I can tell you from a personal perspective that the cover on this week’s Bloomberg Businessweek left me feeling thoroughly disrespected.
Politics is a full-contact sport. I get that. As the presidential race unfolds, so does the heavy artillery. This is not a popular time to be super rich or to receive tax breaks, and the magazine weighed in with an examination of the tax-exempt wealth of Mitt Romney’s church.