Las Vegas Review-Journal sets disclosure rules for Adelson stories

The Las Vegas Review-Journal has established temporary guidelines for disclosing its conflict of interest in stories involving its new billionaire casino mogul owner Sheldon Adelson and the gambling industry.

According to the paper’s features editor Stephanie Grimes, the newspaper will now include a box on an inside page in the A section stating that Adelson owns the paper. Stories mentioning Adelson’s business interests will also have a text disclosure.

Source: Poynter

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