A fresh approach to building integrity in all media Media Ethics at Work: True Stories from Young Professionals transforms students into confident, self-reliant, and ethical decision makers, prepared to resolve moral dilemmas from day one of their first media job or internship. The highly anticipated Second Edition of this text continues to engage students with true stories of young professionals working in today’s multimedia news and strategic communications organizations, helping readers create meaningful connections to real-world applications. Each story is presented as a narrative, so students can work through the ethical dilemmas as they unfold, encouraging readers to think about and ask the question: “What would I do if this happened to me?” By creating a more personalized experience for students beginning their first entry-level media jobs or internship, this book helps readers develop their own ethical standards and apply in the workplace what they have learned.

Prior Restraint : The Case of “See Below the Fold”

Prior Restraint : The Case of “See Below the Fold”

Prior Restraint: The Case of “See Below the Fold”
John H. Kennedy Vinny Vella

Some college journalists face a thicket of restrictions imposed on them by private schools that fund student media. Thus, administrators at these schools sometimes believe they’re entitled to control content via prepublication censorship. So, how should student journalists respond when they get an exclusive story but are forced to sit on their hands as other news organizations publish and broadcast the same story?

That was the situation for staff members of The Collegian at La Salle University in Philadelphia. Editors at the student newspaper ultimately chose a unique response to protest those press restrictions—and to reclaim ...

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