Jan 22, 2004

NPR Ombudsman Jeffrey Dvorkin introduces a CPB-funded ethics guide for public radio journalists in his Media Matters column. "Having an up-to-date ethics guide will accomplish two things at once, in my opinion: establish public radio's obligations and listener expectations," he says. [Coverage in Current.]
A Sesame Workshop project to create special programming for Arab-American children founders from lack of financial support--and mistrust of mainstream media--among Middle Eastern immigrants in Detroit. "People are leery of anything that goes on in the media, especially because of past representations of Arabs," one supporter of the project tells Salon (subscription or daypass required).