Journalism Ethics: A Reference Handbook (Contemporary Ethical Issues) (Hardcover)

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By Elliot D. Cohen (Editor), Deni Elliott (Editor)
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Journalistic ethics are defined, explored, and analyzed in this comprehensive and timely volume. Topic examples include confidentiality of news sources, the right to privacy, deception of news sources, freedom of the press, the role of the media in shaping public policy, news bias, whistle-blowing and the press, journalistic morality and professional competence, ethical problems in broadcast journalism, social responsibility and magazines, and journalistic ethics and computer technology. Readers can also find summaries of relevant ethical codes, for example, the American Society of Newspaper Editors Code of Ethics and the American Federation of Advertising Principles. A must-have reference source for students, teachers, journalist, and editors.

About the Author

Elliot D.Cohen, PhD, is the editor-in-chief and founder of the International Journal of Applied Philosophy and an internationally renowned expert in the areas of ethics and philosophy.Deni Elliott, PhD, is Mansfield professor of ethics and public affairs at the University of Montana, Missoula, MT.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780874368734
ISBN-10: 0874368731
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
Publication Date: November 1st, 1997
Pages: 196
Language: English
Series: Contemporary Ethical Issues