This activity helps students apply journalism standards of accuracy, fairness and clarity in deciding how to report the news.
GRADE LEVEL: Middle and high school
TIME: Under 30 minutes
MATERIALS: Media Ethics Scenarios worksheet (download), scenarios teacher key (download), Society of Professional Journalists Code of Ethics (optional, download)
PREPARE: Print copies of the worksheet, one per student or small group. Print copies of SPJ Code of Ethics, if desired.