Re: Ethics in Technical Writing

Subject: Re: Ethics in Technical Writing
From: Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Mon, 1 May 2017 12:51:24 -0700

You made several good points. Do you think technical writers have an ethical duty to “worry about these things” or is such worry just an option? Why do you suppose the duty of ethics in technical writing is not often discussed?

On 4/30/2017 2:21 PM, Elisa R. Sawyer wrote:

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In some situations where I need to ask questions about what, on the
surface, appear to be inconsequential minutiae, I sometimes make the point
that "I'm paid to worry about these things."

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