News & the Law
Welcome to the research guide for Mass Communication Law & Ethics. This guide contains research materials and links to help you make this class a success.
On this page, find course information and a quick list of resources to get you started.
The following can help you start your research.
See the Library Resources tab for more extensive lists of suggested materials.
- Communication & Mass Media Complete
Communication & Mass Media Complete provides the most robust, quality research solution in areas related to communication and mass media.
- Legal Collection
Centered on the discipline of law and legal topics, Legal Collection is a collection of respected, scholarly, peer-reviewed publications including law journals, documents, and case studies.
- Journal of Mass Media Ethics
Peer-reviewed articles about decision-making, reports, literature searches, & reviews dealing with mass-media content & the behavior of practitioners in journalism, broadcasting, public relations, advertising, & other mass communications disciplines.
- Journal of Media Ethics
It publishes original essays exploring the philosophical bases of decisions, reports from empirical studies, and literature searches and reviews dealing with mass media content and the behavior of practitioners in journalism, broadcasting, public relations, advertising, and other mass communication disciplines.
- Ethics & Journalism byCall Number: 174.907 Sa56eISBN: 0761969667Publication Date:
What are ethics? Why does ethical journalism matter? How do ethics affect good journalism? Ethics & Journalism provides a comprehensive overview of the main approaches to ethical inquiry in Western journalism.
- Ethics for Journalists byCall Number: eBookISBN: 9780203181973Publication Date:
Ethics for Journalists tackles many of the issues journalists face in their everyday lives—from the media’s supposed obsession with sex, sleaze, and sensationalism, to issues of regulation and censorship.
Communication at Northwestern
These links will take you to official NWOSU university pages.
- School of Arts & Sciences
The departments within the school offer a total of fifteen majors and twenty minors at the undergraduate level and a master of arts in American studies at the graduate level.
- Communication Department
The Communication Department is comprised of the Mass Communication and Speech Communication Programs.
- Mass Communication
The Bachelor of Science Program in Mass Communication enables students to reach their full potential through guidance, instruction, and learning experiences in preparation for graduate studies or careers in communications and related fields.
- Speech & Theatre
The Speech and Theatre Program strives to enable its members to achieve learning excellence and reach their full potential through guidance, instruction, and learning experiences in preparation for graduate studies and professional applications in speech- and theatre-related fields.