Reporters have ethical imperative to enable secure story tips

It’s not only a good idea to set up a way for the public to securely send reporters tips, but there’s an ethical argument for it, according to this article from Poynter.

The weekly digital tips article explains which apps you can use to set up secure communications and also touches on numerous other digital tidbits.

The author points out that many major newsrooms have secure tip pages set up and that local newsrooms should strive to do the same.