Journalism Students and Faculty Listen to a Reading by Former New York Times Reporter

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Former New York Times journalist and UA professor, Roy Reed, shared stories from his work as a civil rights reporter with students and faculty Thursday. Reed read segments of his memoir “Beware of Limbo Dancers: A Correspondent’s Adventures with the New York Times,” and explained that “a good reporter has insatiable curiosity and an irresistible urge to tell,” he said. At the beginning of the lecture, Reed addressed questions regarding the future of newspapers and ethics in journalism. “To
both I say I don’t know the answers,” Reed said. “Though I will say about ethics, you know it when you see it. If you’re at all in doubt whether you’re doing something ethical or unethical you better back off.” (Photo by Whitney Green, LEMKE NEWSROOM)