• Here's an item I'd like to see your ethics board take on--

    Does a newspaper cross a line in regard to either publicly or privately chastizing readers and commenters when opinions differ?

    An example would be found on the recent editorial about the Film Festival. "Rather, the opposition seems to come from the usual online suspects who are against every city action. Those who oppose any government spending are at least consistent in their position."

    Just curious.

    January 21, 2012 at 1:47 p.m.

  • The steps you listed are excellent, particularly the thirty day waiting period and serious consideration of the placement of an article. I would agree that you are frequently in the position of damned if you do and damned if you don't; I guess it comes with the turf.

    January 21, 2012 at 1:28 p.m.