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W&L’s Colón Talks Journalism Ethics with the Associated Press

Aly Colón, Knight Professor of Ethics in Journalism at Washington and Lee University, was recently interviewed for an Associate Press story titled, “Fox News says Sean Hannity has ‘full support’ after learning he shares lawyer with Trump.”

Colón weighed in on the issue of Hannity’s credibility. “The issue plays to his credibility, said Aly Colon, an ethics expert at Washington & Lee University. Hannity frequently draws connections on his show between different people to suggest something nefarious is afoot — like a “deep state” plot against President Trump — so it’s particularly damaging when he is revealed to have secret connections of his own to figures he supports.”

Read the full piece in the Chicago Tribune online.