Unit: History and Ethics of Journalism Grade Level/Course Journalism Teacher: McDonald Learning Goals (Question 1) Complex Simple Preview BRAINSTORMING THE CONCEPT OF ETHICS AND JOURNALISM. The student will know: some of the issues facing journalism at the beginning of the 21st Century how the printed press in America developed major court rulings regarding the scholastic press some of the major criticisms of the press Planning for Question 2 Critical Input Chunk AS QUESTIONS AS THEY RELATE TO STUDENT’S BACKGROUND KNOWLEDGE ABOUT NEWSPAPERS, AND THE MASS MEDIA Understand the ethical principles of journalism Understand Libel laws and what defenses journalists have Read Chapter 1 & 2 of Journalism Textbook Go over History of Media Timeline and attached documents. Read and discuss: The Society of Professional Journalists Code of Ethics. Read and discuss: The American Society of Newspaper Editors’s Statement of Principles Resources: Journalism Text, Journalist’s Toolbox, Time Toast, Vocabulary libel Muckraking Yellow Journalism Impartiality Slander plagiarism Planning for Question 3 Actively Process Nonlinguistic Representation Create Timeline Posters of each Media’s Historical Highlights. Reciprocal Teaching Present Timelines to class Refllection Discuss the elements of ethical conduct in Journalsim Compare the SPJ Code of Ethics with the ASNE Statement of Principles. Planning for Question 4 Problem Solving Write a paragraph that explains what you would do if your source changed his or her information after you completed and published a story.