The British Information Commissioner has expressed concerns about the potential impact of recommendations of the Leveson inquiry into journalism. The Guardian reports Christopher Graham is particularly worried about a proposal to permit those covered by the press to have access to information journalists hold about them, a move he says would have a "chilling" effect on investigative work. He also believes the inquiry's recommendations reshape his office in a manner that borders on that of a press regulator.
Steve Hermann, the editor of the BBC News website, outlines for the Journalism.co.uk site a range of essential skills for the emerging journalist: traditional curiosity and legal understanding, speed and accuracy, visual storytelling, social media and an appreciation of data.
Joyce Wadler, a reporter for The New York Times, writes for the Silurian News (reprinted here by the Columbian Journalism Review) on the importance of building trust as a journalist.