Peter Gloviczki

Teaching journalistic ethics in the age of YouTube

Peter Gloviczki demonstrates the way in a controversial YouTube clip can be used to explore a range of fascinating ethical issues with students



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Note on the contributor

Peter Joseph Gloviczki, PhD (University of Minnesota, 2012), is a media, information and communication researcher. While completing his doctorate, he taught Journalism 3004: Information for Mass Communication, a course which teaches best practices in journalism, advertising and public relations. He is currently on the academic job market. He welcomes postal mail to 110 Bank St SE #702 Minneapolis, MN 55414 or email correspondence: glovi002 (at) Visit him online at and follow him on Twitter @petergloviczki.