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.

Face to Face with the Facts : The Case of the Disagreeing Sources

Face to Face with the Facts : The Case of the Disagreeing Sources

Face to Face with the Facts: The Case of the Disagreeing Sources
Cailin Brown

Learning how to weigh facts and serve the audience when your story takes unexpected turns can be a careful balancing act. How do you best represent the truth when you are faced with conflicting messages about what that truth is?

When a student journalist set out to write a light enterprise feature about a children’s swimming program, she discovered additional angles to the story from those she had first imagined. The young reporter considered all of the information she had collected and then wrestled with how best to present the story fairly and accurately without causing ...

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