How the Media Applies Ethics to Presidential Coverage

Lee Wilkins teaches and studies media ethics and media coverage of hazards and disasters. She is co-author of one of the most widely used college media ethics texts, Media Ethics: Issues and Cases, in its 8th edition, and has written books and scholarly articles on how journalists and public relations professionals make moral decisions. Lee Wilkins, is the Chair of Wayne State’s Department of Communications. She joins Stephen Henderson on Detroit Today, to discuss the role that the media plays in covering presidential elections and how media is influencing the current presidential campaigns.      

 

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