Prindle Post Education Edition: Journalism Winter 2022

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Winter 2022


The Prindle Post is the Prindle Institute for Ethics’s online source for pieces that examine and explain the ethical dimensions of current events and culture. The Prindle Institute regularly produces print editions containing some of our favorite Prindle Post articles on a given topic. Our latest edition covers topics related to journalism. Each Prindle Post workbook includes comprehension and focus questions for each article, as well as vocabulary and activity support.


Mission Statement - Andrew Cullison

How To Use This Book - Eleanor Price

How To Talk About Ethics in the Classroom - Tucker Sechrest

How To Create and Use a Stakeholder Map - Kara Jedele

A Note on Objectives and Standards for Teachers - Kara Jedele

Main Body

1. In the Limelight: Ethics for Journalists as Public Figures - Abigail McArthur-Self

2. Objectivity in Journalism - Benjamin Rossi

3. On Journalistic Malpractice - A.G. Holdier

4. Should News Sites Have Paywalls? - Beatrice Harvey

5. Abusing Public Trust: Brooks, Gladwell, and Journalistic Ethics - Tucker Sechrest

6. Is the Future of News a Moral Question? - Matthew S.W. Silk