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.

Political Espionage or Politics as Usual? : The Case of Political Campaign Tactics

Political Espionage or Politics as Usual? : The Case of Political Campaign Tactics

Political Espionage or Politics as Usual?: The Case of Political Campaign Tactics
Lucinda Austin

As a college sophomore and first-time intern, Nicole Miller felt honored to be selected as an intern for the most closely followed political campaign of the year. Being new to interning and new to politics, Miller believed she should do what was asked of her without asking questions. Initially, she did not question “strategic thinking” and other so-called clever ways to win the political campaign. However, as she was given more responsibility and asked to do tasks she found ethically questionable, she began to wonder if she should question what she was being directed to ...

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