Jim Lehrer’s Rules of Journalism as Applied to Investigations

Jim Lehrer, the renowned journalist, in a 1997 report by the Aspen Institute, outlined the rules for journalists to ensure journalistic integrity. As my colleague Amy Oppenheimer noted, these are outstanding rules for assessing as well. We strive to adhere to these as well. Do nothing I cannot defend. Do not distort, lie, slant, or [...]