Welcome - Ethics & Law for Journalists JOUR 3339   Ethics & Law for Journalists
This course will give students the ethical and legal knowledge they need to operate as journalists in the field. Students will develop an understanding of the criminal court process and the journalistic protocol for working with sources. Discussion will focus on topics such as the law regarding defamation, the process for civil proceedings and restrictions imposed by public bans. It will also explore journalistic practices of independence, transparency and fairness.
FORMAT: Lecture