Bob Steele’s 45-year professional career spans professional journalism and ethics, academia and the military. He spent nearly 20 years guiding the journalism ethics program at The Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, Florida, working with journalists across the country and around the world. He consulted for dozens of news organizations and he helped guide the process of evaluating and rewriting the NPR News Code of Ethics. He has been frequently interviewed by news organizations including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, NBC Nightly News, and CNN. From 2008-2014 Bob was a distinguished professor in journalism ethics at his undergraduate alma mater, DePauw University, teaching first-year seminars on values and storytelling, as well as Honor Scholar seminars and journalism ethics classes. At DePauw he also served as director of the Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics.

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