2015 - Fall

Press Ethics

Course Number: JOUR-GA 12.001

Day & Time: Monday, 10:00am-12:00pm

Location: Room 654

This class will survey the unique issues in media law and ethical challenges reporters face, and will explore tools and techniques central to producing top-quality work. We will explore legal restrictionsand ethical restrictions: how they often overlap – and sometimes conflict. This workshop will also focus on the unique challenges that face magazine and investigative reporters, who often run the risk of the “first-mover” and relying on their own enterprise, do not have a library of clips or previous publications to rely upon, which puts a premium on accuracy, fairness and completeness.