Bob Steele

Bob Steele’s career spans professional journalism and applied ethics, college teaching and consulting. He spent nearly 20 years guiding the journalism ethics program at The Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, FL, training and teaching journalists across the country and around the world. He has consulted for dozens of news organizations and he led the process of evaluating and rewriting the NPR News Code of Ethics. He has been frequently interviewed by major news organizations and he has authored articles and books on journalism ethics and case studies. In 2010, the Society of Professional Journalists honored him as a Fellow of the Society, the highest honor SPJ bestows upon a journalist for extraordinary contributions to the profession. A graduate of DePauw University with a degree in economics, he received his M.S. degree in television-radio from Syracuse University and he earned his Ph.D. at the University of Iowa writing his dissertation on journalism ethics.

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