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Leadership Skills

Giving Voice to Values

Journalists often encounter values conflicts when the way they want to conduct their lives conflicts with the expectations of others such as their coworkers, bosses, and perhaps even their news sources. They must develop the skills to recognize and analyze these situations and then speak and act on their values.

What You'll Learn:

  • How journalists at various stages in their career use their voices to effect change.
  • When you should support or challenge newsroom leadership.
  • How to give voice to your values in response to scenarios that reflect actual situations you might encounter in your work.
  • How your personal identities influence your voice as a journalist.