Ethics in News Reporting
Ethical Theory in the News Assessment For this assessment, you will locate a news article of an ethical issue from the last 30 days and apply your understanding of ethical theories to the issue discussed. Locate one article from a newspaper, magazine, or the internet that was published within the last thirty days that addresses an ethical issue. Your task is to write a concise analysis of the issue raised by the article by answering the following questions in one page or less: What is the issue raised by this article and what makes you believe it is an ethical issue? Explain how someone using utilitarianism might view this issue. Explain how someone using Kantian moral theory might view this issue. Summarize which approach you believe would be most logical and why. Provide the APA style citation for the news article. Microsoft Word (minimum 350 words not including reference or title page) document, in addition to the title and reference pages. Respond to the questions in a thorough manner, providing specific examples of concepts, topics, definitions, and other elements asked for in the questions. Your submission should be highly organized, logical, and focused. Your submission should provide a clearly established and sustained viewpoint and purpose. Your writing should be well ordered, logical, and unified, as well as original and insightful. Your submission must be written in Standard English and demonstrate exceptional content, organization, style, and grammar and mechanics. A separate page at the end of your submission should contain a list of references in APA format. Use your textbook, the Library, and the internet for research. Be sure to include references for all sources and to cite them using in-text citations where appropriate. Your sources and content should follow current APA citation style. Review the writing resources for APA formatting and citation found in Academic Tools. Additional writing resources can be found within the Academic Success Center. Your submission should: include a title page; be double-spaced; be typed in Times New Roman, 12 -point font; and be free of spelling or punctuation errors.