Ethical Issues in Journalism

University of Stirling

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Ethical Issues in Journalism

  • Host University

    University of Stirling

  • Location

    Stirling, Scotland

  • Area of Study

    Journalism, Media and Journalism

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • SCQF Credits

    20
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    5
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    7
  • Overview

    This course equips students with a deep, critical and, where appropriate, philosophical understanding of
    journalistic professionalism and its associated problems with a focus on journalism ethics. Through a range
    of cases and perspectives from British, Australian and US journalism and journalism academe the course will
    cover some of the most salient professional issues in today?s newsrooms.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Some courses may require additional fees.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.

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