Newspaper Ethics in the New Century: A Report to the American Society of Newspaper Editors

Newspaper Ethics in the New Century: A Report to the American Society of Newspaper Editors

by Philip Meyer
     
 

ISBN-10: 1594602557

ISBN-13: 9781594602559

Pub. Date: 04/30/2006

Publisher: Carolina Academic Press

As newspaper readership declines and journalistic resources are depleted, new kinds of pressures on journalistic ethics are created. But this 2005 replication of a 1982 study of newspaper ethics shows that editors and staff members are holding on to their values. Editorial autonomy has improved, publisher infringement on news coverage has declined, and there is less…  See more details below

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As newspaper readership declines and journalistic resources are depleted, new kinds of pressures on journalistic ethics are created. But this 2005 replication of a 1982 study of newspaper ethics shows that editors and staff members are holding on to their values. Editorial autonomy has improved, publisher infringement on news coverage has declined, and there is less influence from advertisers today. As journalism slowly migrates to new electronic platforms, this empirical study of current practices and values provides a benchmark against which future performance can be judged.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594602559
Publisher:
Carolina Academic Press
Publication date:
04/30/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
142
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

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