2019-2020 University Catalog 
    
    Nov 21, 2019  
2019-2020 University Catalog
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JOUR 344 - Ethics of Journalism


Credits: 3

Prerequisite: POL 203 and at least junior standing. Appropriate for nonmajors. A study of the moral issues arising from the practice of modern journalism and communications. Includes examination of philosophical and theoretical foundations of ethics, the place and role of journalism in the larger society, and moral choices in the newsroom. Topics include: First Amendment freedoms, privacy, confidentiality of sources, conflicts of interest, cooperation with law enforcement, free press/fair trial, photojournalism, and issues of accountability. Colón.




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