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These slides include tips on how to background you data, how to do it ethically and how to avoid the pitfalls of confusing graphics.
This PowerPoint presentation discusses how social networking sites like Facebook, MySpace, Flickr and Linkedin can be valuable to an investigation. The authors discuss the ethical implications of using material found on the web, and offer suggestions to make sure everything is legally alright. The tipsheet also includes many examples of stories that have successfully utilized social networks to enhance their investigations.
The authors discuss why social networks have a place in journalism, and how to use them to enhance your stories. They also discuss some ethical and legal issues regarding the use of social networks. The authors include advice for creating compelling visuals from a computer screen. The tipsheet ends with examples of journalism in which social networks have been well utilized.
The authors summarize some recent ethical issues in journalism, such as whether to publish offensive cartoons and whether to yield to government pressure not to release information. The tipsheet also lists a few resources to help clarify journalism ethics.