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    You are a journalist for an up-and-coming online news website. You are inadvertently given some information that you know would increase your website's popularity, but could potentially compromise national security. How might you handle the story? Explain your decision.

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    There is no way that you would be able to justify reporting on the news story if it's a compromise to national security. There are many other ways to increase the popularity of a website, and many other stories to report on that would be able to generate a great deal of public interest that would not compromise national security. In addition, national security is watched more closely than it was decades ago. Stories that compromise national security will ...

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    The solution discusses how a journalist would handle information received that compromises national security.

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