Coming up with New Year’s resolutions for journalists isn’t difficult. After all, the basic principles are clear cut. However, sticking to simple principles requires perseverance, integrity and commitment year round. Below is a list of suggested New Year’s resolutions, with links to thought-provoking articles. Readers are invited to add their own resolutions and links in the comments field.

So, here goes. In 2011…

To help you meet these and other challenges, resolve to visit J-Sources’s ethics section regularly, starting today. Here’s to great journalism in 2011!


Coming up with New Year’s resolutions for journalists isn’t difficult. After all, the basic principles are clear cut. However, sticking to simple principles requires perseverance, integrity and commitment year round. Below is a list of suggested New Year’s resolutions, with links to thought-provoking articles. Readers are invited to add their own resolutions and links in the comments field.

So, here goes. In 2011…

To help you meet these and other challenges, resolve to visit J-Sources’s ethics section regularly, starting today. Here’s to great journalism in 2011!

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Patricia W. Elliott is a magazine journalist and assistant professor at the School of Journalism, University of Regina. You can visit her at patriciaelliott.ca.