News as a Moral Battleground

Course Number: 
DOCST 371S.01
Course Instructor: 
Departmental Staff
Location: 
See DukeHub.
Days and Times: 
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Course Category: 
Special Topics
Course Type: 
Normal
Crosslisting(s): 
PJMS 371.01
PUBPOL 371.01
ETHICS 259.01
RIGHTS 371.01

Ethical inquiry into journalism and its effect on public discourse. Issues include accuracy, transparency, conflicts of interest and fairness. Topics include coverage of national security, government secrecy, plagiarism/fabrication, and trade-offs of anonymous sourcing.