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Why Bitcoin poses an interesting ethical conundrum for journalists paidContent

Why Bitcoin poses an interesting ethical conundrum for journalists paidContent:

“What are the ethics of writing about Bitcoin if you’ve bought some?” – David Meyer

Kind of says this in the article but I think buying a small amount and declaring it is probably sweet spot. The fact is if you’ve invested with a hope to make some real money and then not mentioned it, it’s such a conflict of interest you could only be doing it on purpose.*

*and no, I don’t own any…

Why Bitcoin poses an interesting ethical conundrum for journalists paidContent:

“What are the ethics of writing about Bitcoin if you’ve bought some?” – David Meyer

Kind of says this in the article but I think buying a small amount and declaring it is probably sweet spot. The fact is if you’ve invested with a hope to make some real money and then not mentioned it, it’s such a conflict of interest you could only be doing it on purpose.*

*and no, I don’t own any…

By Max Tatton-Brown

Max Tatton-Brown is founder and MD of Augur, and has written for publications including the Guardian, Sifted and TechCrunch.

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