Posted by: hillary210 | July 27, 2009

Journalist or American first?

Trolley_1This is the photo I was referring to in class. The hypothetical situation is whether or not you would pull the switch to diverge the course of the train, originally on track to kill five people, to kill one person instead. Like journalists during wartime, the personal in control of the hypothetical switch has the ability to change the outcome – to change history.  In one way or another, journalists, in the most extreme wartime cases, possess the ability to save or destroy human lives.

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