Print and Broadcast Journalism: A Critical Examination

Print and Broadcast Journalism: A Critical Examination

by Edd C. Applegate
     
 

ISBN-10: 0275953335

ISBN-13: 9780275953331

Pub. Date: 08/30/1996

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

Beginning with an exposition of the four most widely argued theories of the press, this book goes on to explore several critical perspectives on the tasks and roles of print and broadcast news media in the United States. The author sets out critical analyses of several hotly debated issues, including news balance and objectivity, freedom of the press, and news

Overview

Beginning with an exposition of the four most widely argued theories of the press, this book goes on to explore several critical perspectives on the tasks and roles of print and broadcast news media in the United States. The author sets out critical analyses of several hotly debated issues, including news balance and objectivity, freedom of the press, and news coverage of minorities. After an appraisal of the present condition of journalism education in the United States, the author provides both complete and annotated professional guidelines and mission statements from key advertising, broadcasting, and print media organizations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780275953331
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/30/1996
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)
Lexile:
1400L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

The Four Concepts of the Press and the Media in America

What Is News?

News Balance and Objectivity

The Purposes of the Media

Minorities and the Purposes of the Media

The Commission on Freedom of the Press and the New Canons of Journalism

Freedom of the Press

Journalism Education: How Responsible Is It?

Appendix A: The Advertising Principles of American Business

Appendix B: Code of Ethics

Appendix C: Code of Professional Standards for the Practice of Public Relations—Public Relations Society of America

Appendix D: Guidelines for Advertising Pages and Special Advertising Sections

Appendix E: National Association of Broadcasters Radio Code

Appendix F: National Association of Broadcasters Television Code

Appendix G: Radio-Television News Directors Association Code of Ethics

Appendix H: Standards of Practice of the American Association of Advertising Agencies

Appendix I: American Society of Newspaper Editors: A Statement of Principles

Appendix J: The Voluntary Movie Rating System

Selected Bibliography

Index

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