Legal and Ethical
Avoiding plagiarism and fabrication
Plagiarism and fabrication are two cardinal sins of journalism that must be avoided to keep your credibility and, consequently, your job. Want to learn how to avoid them? Take this Poynter online course at your leisure.
Can it happen at Doane Student Media? You be the judge:
Learn about libel and other legal issues involving media
The Student Press Law Center’s website contains a page with a variety of presentations and handouts on legal issues affecting media, especially student media.
SPJ Code of Ethics
Review here the revised Society of Professional Journalists Code of Ethics.