Ethics Week Capsule: Carol Fletcher, Hofstra University

477It’s Ethics Week and the Press Club of Long Island is honoring the week by hosting another digital capsule project on We’ll be posting commentary on our website from influential journalists about ethics throughout the week.

Carol Fletcher, Chair, Journalism Department, Hofstra University:

“The media’s scramble for audiences nowadays raises all sorts of ethical issues. But when I interact with today’s college students, I am constantly impressed by their thoughtfulness and inherent sense of fairness – and that bodes well for journalism ethics in the future.”

Read the other Ethics Capsules

About Ethics Week: Ethics Week 2015 is April 27-May 1, and the revised Code of Ethics gives SPJ a little something extra to celebrate this year. Ethics Week is a time to recognize journalists who seek truth and report it, minimize harm, act independently, and are accountable and transparent. Click here to learn more about SPJ Ethics Week.

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