The foundation of journalism begins with accuracy, truth and transparency. Making ethical decisions is essential in the thoughtful decision making process when gathering information and publishing material for the communities we serve.
Introduction to Journalism Code of Ethics
SPJ Code of Ethics
Visual reporting and ethics
Enforcing the Code of Ethics in Journalism
Politics and Ethics
Writing and Ethics
Handling Social Media
Treatment of Minors in Journalism
Ethics and the evolving media
Lessons and Activities
A guide to ethical decision-making
BOK'S MODEL - Activity
Trust in Scholastic Journalism
Language and Ethics
The Ethics of News Aggregation
Objectivity in Journalism
Social Media Ethics in Journalism
Ethics in Photojournalism
Visual Ethics Activity
Ethical Use of Drones
What Would You Do?
Three Principles for Resolving Ethical Dilemmas
Journalism and Public Relations
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SPJ Code of Ethics - Society of Professional Journalists. Retrieved December 15, 2019, from https://www.spj.org/ethicscode.asp
Zayas, A., Tompkins, A., & Woods, K. Poynter. Retrieved 2019, from https://www.poynter.org/
*Additional links and resources are cited in lesson plans