Ethics and Journalism

Ethics and Journalism

by Karen Sanders
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0761969667

ISBN-13: 9780761969662

Pub. Date: 07/29/2003

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Sanders (ethics and political communication, U. of Sheffield, UK) provides a trenchant analysis of the diverse issues touching on journalistic ethics, particularly in the UK. The text and its argument are clearly presented, making this useful reading for the undergraduate course. Initial chapters describe the philosophy of ethics, its applications in journalism, and

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Sanders (ethics and political communication, U. of Sheffield, UK) provides a trenchant analysis of the diverse issues touching on journalistic ethics, particularly in the UK. The text and its argument are clearly presented, making this useful reading for the undergraduate course. Initial chapters describe the philosophy of ethics, its applications in journalism, and the standards and history of journalism. Other topics include conflicts of interest, self- regulation, codes of conduct, and definitions of social responsibility. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761969662
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
07/29/2003
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.53(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

Ethics and Journalism?
Thinking about Ethics
Virtue Ethics
Lying to Tell a Story
Faking It
Freedom's Scope
Private Lives and Public Interest
Death, Disease and Destruction
Liaisons Dangereuses
Reporters and Sources
Conflicts of Interest
The Bottom Line
Self-Regulation and Codes of Conduct
Blaming the Harlots
The Good Journalist

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