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.

Free Speech, Official Pressure : The Case of the Visiting Foreign Student

Free Speech, Official Pressure : The Case of the Visiting Foreign Student

Free Speech, Official Pressure: The Case of the Visiting Foreign Student
Daniel Reimold

It began with a campus newspaper article that shared an international student’s critical views of his home country. It ended with the young man’s remorse at what he had said, U.S. government officials’ concerns that the article might jeopardize his safety and a weeklong debate in the paper’s newsroom. The main question for the newspaper staff, in the words of its editor-in-chief, was this: “What do we do when a source—who may not have understood the American media process and who might be in physical danger or danger of being repressed by his government—wants something removed or ...

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