January 15, 2015
Long Case Study: Charting a Course for Change
This case study was about the changing of the Albany Times Union newspaper in New
York. It the late 1990s the Internet became a hit for newspapers. Times Union
Jour 575, Fall 2016
Elements of Journalism, chapters 1-5 and Media Ethics chapters, 1, 2, 4,9. Other material as assigned.
Dewey's Theory of Democracy calls for the press:
In considering definitions of truth journalists have to consider:
Reporters and Confidential Sources
Media Ethics Issues & Cases, 8th Edition
The Elements of Journalism, 3rd Edition
1. This case hones in on Bob Woodward and his intricate style of investigative reporting. Woodward has influenced the p
Personal Code of Ethics
Ethics is consequential and relative to the world we live in. Specifically, with the key role
it plays in journalism. It provides a foundation for responsibilities in personal as well as
professional aspects of every d
1. Yelp was developed to give the public a voice, and to inform others of their feelings and
overall experience with something. In ethical journalism we have learned that perspective is
reality. Therefore someones
1. A seven person diversity council is being formed in Kennewick due to a councilmans
Facebook post that Latinos seemed to be offended by. The councilman didnt retract his post,
but justified it saying he posted it i
1. The photo of the officer carrying out Shelby McGuire was used to send a message and make a
bold statement for Lane County about the seriousness at hand. Of course a picture thats twothirds of the page wide and
1. Journalists need to strive to obtain accurate and truthful information when it comes to
candidates and politicians viewpoints on specific matters. For example, there is a fine line
when it comes to quote approva
Know the values for each chapter in Elements of Journalism
1. Provide citizens with the information they need to be free and selfgoverning.
2. First obligation is to the truth.
3. First loyalty is to citizens.
4. The essence of journalism is a discipline