For Intro to Media and Reporting
Assignment for Wednesday, Sept. 25: Go online and research a real life media member (you cannot use Stephen Glass)– news reporter, anchorman, photojournalist, graphic designer, professional blogger, etc. – who got themselves into trouble for a poor ethical decision in regards their journalistic duties. Think of somebody who holds a position you are interested in pursuing.
Here is what you need to include:
– summary of the scenario (150-200 words).
– your opinion of why it was wrong of the journalist to make this decision (50-75 words)
– how you would have handled the situation differently as a journalist (50-75 words)
– what action was taken for their behavior and why what it taken. Do you think it is fair? (50-75 words)
You need to provides to at least two different online resources.
You can type your assignment on a Word document or create a presentation (meeting the same content requirements) utilizing the app or program of your choice.
Deadline: End of class Thursday, Sept. 26. Turn into the folder on the Google Drive.