Ethics and Journalism
SAGE, 18.01.2003 г. - 196 страници
What are ethics? Why does ethical journalism matter? How do ethics affect good journalism?
Ethics and Journalism provides a comprehensive overview of the main approaches to ethical enquiry in Western journalism. It examines the ethical dilemmas faced by journalists in all areas of the media and sets our ways of achieving ethical journalism.
Ethics and Journalism:
- Explores such subjects as: private lives and the public interest, relations to sources and coverage of death, disease and destruction
- Examines the role of regulation and self-regulation of the media industry
- Discusses strategies of good journalism
- Thoroughly examines the role of industry codes.
Ethics and Journalism is informed by interviews with top journalists and editors and is written in a clear and accessible style. It includes an exhaustive bibliography as well as an excellent list of relevant web-sites.
It will be essential reading for all journalism, media and politics students studying journalism and ethics, as well as for those who already work in the media and are interested in understanding ethical issues.
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LIST OF BOXES
Thinking about ethics
The education of the emotions
Truth and truthfulness
Lying and the public interest
Private lives and public interest
Death disease and destruction
reporters and sources
Conflicts of interest
The bottom line
Blaming the harlots
The Press Complaints Commission and the code