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Journalism WebQuest: Media and Ethics

Journalism WebQuest: Media and Ethics

Media and Ethics is a basic journalism WebQuest. Along with good writing and photography skills, a reporter must have a solid understanding on media laws. These laws must be followed at all times so not to find yourself in an ethical questionable situation. This WebQuest will help students become more familiar with laws governing the printed word.  By the end of the webquest assignment students should have a greater understanding of media ethics and how important those basic principles are to a career as a professional journalist.  The webquest address law definitions, media ethics, 1st Amendment, and policies.

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Lesley Farmer
Lesley Farmer (Faculty)
3 years ago

This journalism WebQuest explains media laws and ethical issues needed for journalism writing and photography skills. Four activities use students' reading and problem-solving skills to address these issues. The self-paced online tutorial includes relevant definitions, ethics, policies, and applications. A few additional resources further students' reading. The activities and prompts inform students' decision-making process.

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