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Dr. Ginny Whitehouse

Ginny Whitehouse
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Ginny Whitehouse is a professor of Journalism in the newly forming Multimedia News program. She teaches Multimedia News Writing, Media Ethics, Media Law, and Media and Society. She researches media ethics, particularly concerning privacy and social media.  She is the Cases & Commentaries editor for the Journal of Mass Media Ethics and serves on the journal’s editorial board. Her recent publications include the ethics and diversity chapter of the Mass Media Ethics Handbook and an article advocating clearer ethical standards for journalists using social media in the Journal of Mass Media Ethics.  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 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
BEM 200Mass Media and Society  Internet Classes SITEFall 2019
BEM 202Information GatheringW 1:25pm-3:55pm Combs Building 329Fall 2019
BEM 203Introduction to Media WritingTR 9:30am-10:45am Combs Building 329Fall 2019
BEM 305WStorytelling & Feature WritingT 5:00pm-7:45pm Combs Building 329Fall 2019
BEM 405Media LawTR 11:00am-12:15pm Combs Building 305Fall 2019
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