JOUR 608
Ethics and the Media
This class is not currently on Professor Guth's teaching schedule.
This course surveys techniques of moral analysis, argument, and decision-making for use by practitioners in both news and persuasive journalism. It employs classical ethical theory, moral reasoning models, and critical-thinking skills to resolve ethical choices through case studies involving reporters, editors, broadcasters, and practitioners in advertising, marketing, and public relations. NOTE: This page is provided to complement course materials located on this course's Blackboard site.  You can sign onto Blackboard by clicking here.
Ethics Codes of Major Media Professional Associations

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The Message Continuum The Potter Box The Bok Model The Ginn Model

Kidder's Checkpoints of Ethical Decision-Making Characterisitcs of Ethical Organizations

The KARMA Group Thoreau and Civil Disobedience

Strengths and Weaknesses of Kidder's Three Decision Models

Spring 2015 Syllabus

Last updated: 14 August 2015