The goal of this assignment is to analyze a case in journalism ethics.
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You will write a 3-5 page essay answering the following questions.
Read information about social justice. Then read the article here about the Philando Castile case. Roster Last, you will need to refer to the Code of Ethics for the Society of Professional journalists
Identify and summarize the main points of article about social justice.
Explain the basic tenets of media ethics in that article.
Social justice has a varied history and a variety of implications. If one of the major tenets of journalism is to minimize harm, how do cases like Castile (if at all) go against this important principle?
Be sure to apply the other ethical cannons. What other major ethical principle does the case violate, if any? If you feel it doesn’t, explain why the others are all upheld. Does the case support a major ethical principle?
Lastly, what is your opinion of the trend(s) presented based on your knowledge of ethics and morality?
Feel free to use other similar cases to support your ideas and thoughts.