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2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED PUBLICATION]

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JRN 496 - Media Ethics

Credits: 3

This course focuses on the importance of ethical journalism in a free society and the impact of press coverage on sources, victims, news consumers, and journalists. Students will study the ethical dimensions of responsible journalism; analyze ethical problems; recognize cultural stereotypes; and learn how to ensure that the voices of both mainstream America and traditionally under-reported groups are heard in media reports.

Prerequisite(s): junior standing.

Term(s) Offered: Irregularly offered

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