WK 8 02 Mar

Ethics and sources

The Mirage Tavern

Read for next class meeting

Alert: The following items include racial epithets and descriptions of violence.


Seymour Hersh, "Looking for Calley," Harper's, 2018

READ

Seymour Hersh, "Lieutenant Accused of Murdering 109 Civilians," Dispatch News Service, 1969

READ

Lecture / Q&A

How far should you go to get your story? When should sources be kept confidential? Key laws and legal precedents. Whistleblowers.

WK 7 Detail

PITCHES

  • No pitches this week.

WORKSHOP

  • Workshop draft questions for our upcoming in-class interviews with Norman Robinson and with David Gelber. Use the prompts from last week's "Homework & Tools" tab.

HOMEWORK

  • Read/watch the assigned materials for our next class meeting.
  • No writing homework over Mardi Gras.
  • Extra-credit assignments (optional) will be available from now until April 21. This is a good idea if you think your grade needs a little help (or if you just love investigative work so much that you can't get enough of it!) See "Homework Tools" tab at the bottom of this page for options.