Contributing writer for The Artifice.
Junior Contributor I
Journalism's "Conflict of Interest"
For the FT journalists and freelancers out there, what actually IS a conflict of interest and why are reporters and professors of journalists so opposed to it? If you’re passionate about anime clubs in schools or city-wide clean-up days, for example, and no one else in the newsroom is, should you write about one of those passions, or pass it off to someone else because of a so-called "bias"? What’s a journalist to do?