Society of Professional Journalist Code of Ethics (Links to an external site.)
Radio, Television and Digital Media Code of Ethics and Professional Standards (Links to an external site.)
National Press Photographers Association Code of Ethics (Links to an external site.)
Review the ethical codes found in the Media Ethics module from various professional journalistic organizations. Answer the following questions in full sentences, using evidence from the codes to support your claims.
What similarities do you see among the codes?
What differences do you see? What accounts for the differences?
Are ethical codes useful in general? What are benefit and drawbacks of deontological ethical approaches?
Your response should be a minimum of 3-4 complete sentences per question. Demonstrate that you have thoughtfully interpreted the different codes and that you understand different types of ethical approaches.
Instructional Materials Society of Professional Journalist Code of Ethics (Links