Landmines: Navigating the Ethical Traps of Long-form Nonfiction (CREATE B4)

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Writers run into ethical questions whenever they recreate true events on a page. What should a person do if there is a gap in evidence? Is a writer allowed to assume what a person was thinking? Is there information that shouldn’t be shared? These questions are common and can be overcome with some simple planning and guidance.

Join the ethics chair for the Society of Professional Journalists to learn some simple tricks, tools and best practices for navigating the sometimes tricky terreign of long-form nonfiction writing. Walk away with a toolbox of skills and tips from other writers, too.


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