The ethics of crime reporting are slippery, subjective and hard to define. Few stories have more at stake than those that deal with life and death, guilt and innocence. The decision-making — from how to word allegations to what information to include or exclude in a crime blotter item — is something that requires ethical discussion and dissection.
In nearly every story, student journalists remain outside observers. But the Occupy movement signified that slim percentage of coverage where reporters become actors in the story.
Supreme Court won’t review ban on alcohol ads in college newspapers
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