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.

Tools for Ethical Decision Making

Tools for Ethical Decision Making

Tools for Ethical Decision Making
Lee Anne Peck

“This doesn’t seem right,” you think. You’re the youngest and newest person in the office, but all your instincts tell you that something about the story or the project you’ve been assigned is not quite, well, ethical. Whom should you talk to? What should you do?

Not to worry. You’re not alone. You have colleagues, professional associations and their codes, plus centuries of ethical theory on which to draw. Exploring tools and ethical theory now will help you reason through the dilemmas you’ll face in the future. Otherwise, you might jump into decision making with only a gut feeling. Learning to think through a dilemma will not only make you ...

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