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JOUR 2234 News Ethics (Spring: 3 )

Course Description

This course will focus on the ethical dilemmas that challenge journalists working in print, broadcast, and online media. Topics will include deception, privacy, conflicts of interest, anonymous sources, plagiarism, hidden cameras, undercover reporting, and linking on the web, among others. The method for teaching will be primarily case studies. Students will be expected to do extensive background reading in the general area of each case and be prepared to help lead a class discussion.

Instructor(s): Joseph Bergantino

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with:

Comments: This is a CRAFT course.

Last Updated: 12-Jul-18