Student journalists experience ethical issues unique to college campuses, making it necessary for student media outlets to have their own codes of ethics. Here’s how to begin writing yours.
Bob Williams, a former reporter for The Raleigh News & Observer, explains why his ethics are his journalism underpants. Believe it or not, it makes a ton of sense.
Editors at Oklahoma State University’s student newspaper responded to concerns from the campus community, including their faculty, about last week’s controversial headline. What do you think of their response?
The Daily O’Collegian at Oklahoma State University pushed ethical boundaries this week with a feature headline. What do you think of The O’Colly’s decision?
J. Crew ad sparks homosexuality debate
Ethics trump First Amendment rights when it comes to issues concerning the protection of children, according to some students in my media law and ethics class. Students in the class overwhelmingly supported Amazon.com’s decision to remove the book The Pedophile’s Guide to Love and Pleasure from its electronic offerings. For those of you who haven’t heard […]
Media coverage of the rape of a CBS News correspondent is again in question. This time the media are being asked to consider what isn’t being shown instead of what is being written. Lara Logan was gang raped and beaten Feb. 11 while covering a celebration-turned-mob-scene after the resignation of Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak. I […]