Core Course: News as a Moral Battleground
This course is open to all students, but is required for Certificate students. This course must be taken for a letter grade to count towards the PJMS certificate. For the fall 2022 semester, the course will be taught by Professor Bill Adair.
News as a Moral Battleground
Ethical inquiry into journalism and its effect on public discourse. Issues include accuracy, transparency, conflicts of interest and fairness. Topics include coverage of national security, government secrecy, plagiarism/fabrication, and trade-offs of anonymous sourcing. Codes: EI, R, W, SS. (Course originated in PJMS)