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Dr. Ginny Whitehouse

Ginny Whitehouse
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Ginny Whitehouse is director of the ICCA School of Communication and a professor of Multimedia Journalism. She teaches Media Ethics, Media Law, and Information Gathering. She researches media ethics in the areas of global communication and diversity.  She is the Cases & Commentaries editor for the Journal of Mass Media Ethics and serves on the journal’s editorial board. She was a Fulbright Scholar based at Sofia University in Bulgaria, teaching media ethics and researching differing expectations of news media in that country. Before coming to EKU, Dr. Whitehouse taught for 15 years at Whitworth University in Spokane, Wash., where she also served as department chair. Previously, she chaired the Media Ethics Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication and the National Journalism Education Committee for the Society of Professional Journalists. She co-chaired the leading annual workshop on ethics pedagogy for more than a decade. She earned both her master’s and doctorate from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Journalism, and served a journalist for newspapers in Tennessee and Alabama, as well as for a religion news service in Southeast Asia. She is the proud mother of two beautiful daughters.


Subject  TitleDatesLocationTerm
ASO 100Student Success SeminarT 3:35pm-4:25pm Combs Building 322Fall 2023
BEM 202Information GatheringMW 2:30pm-3:45pm Combs Building 329Fall 2023
BEM 405Media LawTR 11:00am-12:15pm Combs Building 305Fall 2023
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