Wednesday, February 04, 2009

The Pain of Success: Vetting Your Email and Facebook

A few weeks ago the New York Times wrote a new chapter in its personnel handbook. It warned its reporters against putting personal information on their myspace or facebook profiles. It asked its reporters not to display their political affiliation, afterall journalists are supposed to be unbiased. Are they?

Well, we know that we all have our biases. And sometimes it is hard to draw a distinction between what you write and what you believe in.