This chapter looks at problem areas for the new journalist and advise how to spot them and what to do about them. It offers advice on how to discuss approaches with managers without damaging journalists’ career. The chapter presents case studies from around the world to identify the kinds of ethical traps it is easy to fall into and how to handle them. The first job for a new journalist is an exciting adventure, but one that brings difficult decisions as the new entrant learns how to find that winning story, how to stand it up, and how to write it up. Any good journalism student should have a sound grasp of the media law in their country and will be aware of the codes of practice that might affect them in their working lives. Journalists always need to remember that they have a duty to uphold and defend media freedom.