Testing for ethics

NYT staffers now have to pass an ethics test that poses challenging questions such as: Who is responsible for protecting and maintaining the unique reputation of our Company? My question: Unique reputation for what?

The NY Observer, well, observes, that there are some glaring omissions: "They cover subjects including circulation padding (hint: it’s wrong), bribery (also wrong) and insider trading (wrong, wrong, wrong) -- but not plagiarism, faking datelines from a Brooklyn apartment, or hiring a stringer to do your legwork."

Well, at least that answered my question. [LINK]

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