Chapter 14 Ethics

Donald R. Winslow

Editor, News Photographer Magazine

DOI: 10.4324/9780240814667-14

Making the Right Choice. Video and multimedia producer Fritz Nordengren shoots a video in Vietnam for a nonprofit charity. “Morals are a choice between good and bad,” he says. “Ethics is when someone makes a choice between two right options.”

(Photo by Huy Nguyen)

As storytellers in a competitive environment, our goal is always to tell a fair, complete and accurate story. But at the same time, don’t we also hope to tell a story in such as way as to snatch and hold viewers’ attention? Can those be conflicting goals?

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