A Case Study in Ethics in Journalism

About this Project

This case study is free for use for educational purposes. No permission is required to use it. However, the project leaders would love to know who is using it, so please register upon use and please provide comments so we can make adjustments to improve it and learn from it.

This case study is part of the Journalism and the Public: Restoring the Trust project initiated by Leonard Witt, the Robert D. Fowler Distinguished Chair in Communication at Kennesaw State University, and the late Cole Campbell, who until an untimely accident was dean of the Donald W.Reynolds School of Journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno. The project is underwritten by the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation.

Case Study Editor: Leonard Witt

Website Design: Morgan McFarland

Editorial Assistance: Taiya Roberts

© 2006 Leonard Witt