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Chapter 2: Truthtelling. Case 6: Al Jazeera Case 7: Reporting on Enron Case 8: The Unabomber’s Manifesto Case 9: Fabrication at The Globe Case 10: An Enemy of the People. Chapter Overview Questions. What is truth?

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Chapter 2: Truthtelling

Case 6: Al Jazeera

Case 7: Reporting on Enron

Case 8: The Unabomber’s Manifesto

Case 9: Fabrication at The Globe

Case 10: An Enemy of the People


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Chapter Overview Questions

  • What is truth?

  • Does someone engaging in violent attacks against a perceived “evil” technology deserve a hearing?

  • Can deception in journalism ever really be justified?

  • What is the press’ role as a social institution?

  • Explain what is meant by the saying “Journalism is ‘history in a hurry’”


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Case 6: “Al Jazeera”

  • Facts – Empirical Definition

  • Values

  • Principles

  • Loyalties


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  • Cheney and Bush voiced opinions against Al Jazeera’s media coverage. Other images include interview footage with Bin Laden and the setting inside the studio.

  • How far can “freedom of speech” be taken for journalists?

  • Is Al Jazeera a neutral news source, or does it slant its broadcast against the West?

  • Should sensitivity be taken into account in journalism (ie uncut war footage, gore, etc)?


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Case 6: Additional links

The Only Show in Town – Article containing interview with Al Jazeera director Mohamed Jasem al Ali.

Al Jazeera's Edge – New York Metro Article discussing media power of Al Jazeera.

Al Jazeera Online – Al Jazeera’s English site with up to date Iraq coverage and database.


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Case 7: “Reporting on Enron”

  • Facts – Empirical Definition

  • Values

  • Principles

  • Loyalties


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  • To the left are the banners of a few of the many magazines and companies fooled by Enron executives.

  • Why did so many “security” companies look the other way when reviewing Enron (ie auditors, securities analysts)?

  • How could so many people be fooled into seeing Enron as a booming enterprise?

  • Was justice done with Enron when the truth came out even though thousands lost their jobs?


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Case 7: Additional links and companies fooled by Enron executives.

Enron: Uncovering the Uncovered Story – Scott Sherman’s article on the Enron Scandal.

Enron Analysts: We Was Duped – Forbe’s article discussing Enron with some of the companies that analyzed them pre-downfall.

Bad Apple or Rotten Culture? – Paper presented at AEJMC Conference discussing Corporate Scandals of 2001 and 2002.


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Case 8: “The Unabomber’s Manifesto” and companies fooled by Enron executives.

  • Facts – Empirical Definition

  • Values

  • Principles

  • Loyalties


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  • To the left are pictures of the Unabomber himself after his capture and arrest.

  • Was the publishing of the Manifesto a dangerous erosion between the media and government?

  • Should publications ever concede to the demands of a terrorist despite capture?

  • Why would such a brilliant scholar turn so suddenly and so violently?


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Case 8: Additional links capture and arrest.

The Unabomber's Manifesto – Original Manifesto content presented in sections.

In Depth Overview of the Unabomber Case – Biography, events leading up to Manifesto and court case information via Court TV.

Interview with Ted Kaczynski – Text version of an interview with the Unabomber (1999).


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Case 9: “Fabrication at capture and arrest. The Globe”

  • Facts – Empirical Definition

  • Values

  • Principles

  • Loyalties


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  • To the left are pictures and articles regarding former capture and arrest. Globe employees Barnicle and Smith.

  • Should writers who “borrow” others ideas or make fabrications be permitted to keep their jobs?

  • How should writers who break the “Rules of the Road” be treated?

  • If you were an editor that has discovered one of your long time writers has been errant, would you choose the writer over the ethics of the paper?


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Case 9: Additional links capture and arrest.

Patricia Smith Resigns – CNN article on the resignation and “crimes” of Patricia Smith.

Why He Should have been Fired - And Why He Wasn't – Article from The Boston Phoenix regarding “crimes” of Mike Barnicle and why he originally elluded being fired.

Globe seeks Barnicle’s Resignation – CNN article sheds light on Barnicle’s refusal to resign and The Globes further action


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Case 10: “An Enemy of the People” capture and arrest.

  • Facts – Empirical Definition

  • Values

  • Principles

  • Loyalties


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Case 10: Additional links of modernized versions of his play.

Text File Version of "An Enemy..." – viewable version of Ibsen’s play.

Social Significance of "An Enemy..." – Emma Goldman’s 1914 article discussing social significance of Ibsen’s play.