Journalism Ethics, Copyright, & Law
10 Big Myths about copyright explained
This site focuses on Internet and Usenet situations, but the principles apply to all works.
Ethics in Journalism from the Society of Professional Journalists
Ethics links, a list-serv, even a hotline for advice in journalism ethics.
The JEA Press Rights Website
A source of information, perspective and challenge for any scholastic or commercial journalist, adviser or administrator or anyone interested in First Amendment rights.
Press-ing Freedom: Exploring the Importance of Journalism Rights and Ethics
Students consider how free speech applies to journalistic practices in light of a legal case involving two reporters. They then participate in a fishbowl discussion about journalism codes of ethics and write response papers.
Student Press Law Center
Resources, news, information, advice, and assistance related to First Amendment issues.
Swift Response: Debating the Rights of the Press in Reporting on Matters Affecting National Security
In this lesson from the New York Times, students consider "how matters of national security affect the press' ability to practice free speech."