Core Course: News as a Moral Battlground
This course is open to all students, but is required for Certificate students.
News As a Moral Battleground
Ethical inquiry into journalism traditions and its effect on public discourse. Issues includes accuracy, transparency, conflicts of interest and fairness. Stories presenting special issues such as national security, reporting on vulnerable people and the privacy of public figures. New challenges in blogging, social media and the 24-hour news cycle. Instructor: Adair (spring) or Bennett (fall). Codes: EI, R, W, SS. Dept. consent required: email@example.com