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.

Giving Voice to the Voiceless : The Case of Telling the Story of the Other

Giving Voice to the Voiceless : The Case of Telling the Story of the Other

Giving Voice to the Voiceless: The Case of Telling the Story of the Other
Beth E. Concepción

The subject of the lack of diversity in newsrooms has been a hot topic for journalists and news managers for some time. News managers seldom hire people without a college degree, and comparatively few minorities earn a college education. Journalists often find themselves reporting the stories of people who have different education, experiences and values than their own. Yet the purpose of reporting is to uncover the information that the public wants to know and needs to know.

After taking a news writing course, a student grappled with gender, race and ...

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