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Journalistic Ethics

Studies ethical problems and issues in mass communication with a framework of basic theories and social roles of mass media. Surveys the major ethical issues that concern journalism. Describes ethical dilemmas that confront broadcast and print journalists. Matters of journalistic morality, codes of ethics, codes of conduct, taste, libel, shield laws, and photo guidelines are covered. Prerequisite: ENGL 121.

Credit Hours:
Course Number:
ENGL 317
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