Ethics Activity - I think it would never be appropriate or...

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Zeeshan Zahid 05/10/2011 Spch. 275 Ethics Activity 1. No matter what poll I cited in the speech, I would make sure that I was honest in what was going to be said. I would not just cite a certain poll due to the fact that it would make me look smarter. I would also make sure that I did not try to glorify one side of the poll and insult the other. I would not focus on the shortcoming of the opposing poll, but rather point out the strong points on the poll that I sided with. That’s what I think would be the best way of handling it. 2. The first thing I would do when I noticed plagiarism would be to directly talk to the speaker who plagiarized the magazine article. I would allow the person the chance to turn themselves in and make the professor aware that they plagiarized. This way, the person would have to opportunity to turn themselves in on their own accord. If the person did not let the instructor know about the violation, I would have to tell the instructor myself.
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Unformatted text preview: I think it would never be appropriate or ethical to remain silent in such a situation. 3. I don’t think it would be ethical to include such a quotation. The author of the article wrote down his views on the policy and would not feel appreciated if someone were to misinterpret his/her words. Therefore, it is very important to read the whole article before deciding to quote one sentence. In this situation, the article being quoted is probably available to the general public. What would happen if I quoted the sentence and someone in my audience had read the article that I quoted? That would destroy my whole message and lower my image in the eyes of others. Even if the article is not available for anyone else to read, what if the author of the article was sitting in the audience?...
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