Friday 2, Salt Lake Tribune and Journalistic Ethics
Salt Lake City, UT –
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Two reporters at the Salt Lake Tribune were fired and the editor of 12 years resigned over a scandal concerning their coverage of the Elizabeth Smart kidnapping case. Where did the Tribune step over the ethical line? What does the incident say about ethics in journalism in general?
Guests: Lou Hodges, of the Knight Professor of Ethics in Journalism at Washington and Lee University in Virginia
Deni Elliott, Director of the Practical Ethics Center at the University of Missoula.
Cheryl Buchta, Ogden Standard Examiner Reporter.