Tech Journalist Also Worked For Apple Without Telling Editors
|09/24/2016||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
The Verge fired a founding editor this month after discovering he’d secretly started a job at Apple in July without notifying anyone of the conflict of interest.
Chris Ziegler “continued actively working” at the technology site in July despite simultaneous employment with Apple, a company regularly covered by The Verge’s newsroom, editor-in-chief Nilay Patel revealed on Friday.
“Obviously having an Apple employee on The Verge staff is a conflict of interest,” Patel wrote in a message to readers.
“The circumstances of Chris’ departure from The Verge raised ethical issues which are worth disclosing in the interests read more >>>