Journalists Crossing the Line
July 12, 2006 Wednesday 3PM CT
For journalists covering violence or tragedy, is it moral to be "objective?" Get some perspective this hour on Here on Earth: Radio Without Borders, when Jean Feraca and her guests discuss the ethical dilemmas facing journalists covering conflict.
- Bruce Shapiro, executive director of DART Center for Journalism and Trauma
- Tom Lansner, former war correspondent for the British press in Asia, Africa and Central America, Professor at School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University
Questions for You (tell us your answers in the forum)
- Is it moral for journalists to be "objective?"
- When is it appropriate for journalists to become activists?