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Don't trust over-worked decaf drinkers

Drink Coffee

If you’re in an office full of over-worked journalists, the coffee drinkers are the ones to trust:

According to a recent study, caffeine helps you resist pressure to act unethically at work.

Oh, alright then. It’s more complex than that. The research quoted is actually showing that being tired and over-stressed is a significant contributory factor in making unethical decisions in the workplace.

Something, perhaps, for the journalism business to bear in mind as its ethical behaviour comes under ever-closer scrutiny.

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Adam Tinworth   Adam Tinworth

Adam has been a blogger for over 20 years, and a journalist for more than 25. He currently works as a consultant and trainer, helping people do better, more engaged online journalism.


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