COMM 435 - News Media Ethics
Section: 001
Term: FA 2017
Subject: Communication Studies (COMM)
Department: LSA Communication Studies
Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
5
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
COMM 261 strongly recommended.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

How do journalists cover the news? Do they report it honestly and truthfully? How valid are claims by critics that news media behaved unethically in their coverage of Donald Trump? This course looks at issues of bias, distortion, lack of perspective and other journalistic failings. It studies journalists' responsibilities to their profession and to the public, and examines proposed solutions to ethics violations. The course is given by Anthony Collings, an Emmy-Award-winning former CNN correspondent.

Intended Audience:

Upper-level undergraduates.

Class Format:

1.5 hours twice weekly.

COMM 435 - News Media Ethics
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
P
19705
Open
12
12Jr or Sr
10Soph, Jr, or Sr Standing
-
MW 4:00PM - 5:30PM
Note: Section reserved for declared Communication Studies majors until 4/10/2017.
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