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The Balancing Act of Ethics

28 Apr

Journalists face ethical dilemmas on their day-to-day routine. Amelia Ferrell, a reporter and producer for WOWK 13 News in Charleston, WV said that she most frequently deals with the possible issue of harming someone’s reputation. She said that she often uses tips from law enforcement and public servants to confirm breaking news but reporting ethically […]

Morgantown Crime

10 Feb

Crime was the main topic of discussion at last night’s Neighborhood Coordinating Council meeting. Officer Robert Balderson shared the statistics from the Morgantown Police Department, which included 3654 total calls and 91 arrests for the month of January.  The Police Department received 24 calls for arson, 1 for kidnapping, 13 for drugs, and 15 for […]