Yesterday, I participated in a great discussion about ethical questions related to digital reporting.
One question that came up was especially interesting:
Should you live-tweet things you hear on the police scanner?
I've seen plenty of reporters tweet things they hear on the scanner -- even in my own newsroom. Is it OK if you disclaim that you heard it on the scanner and it's not fact-checked? Here's what one journalist says about that:
I thought this insightful essay really captured the most comprehensive answer to this topic.
What do you think?