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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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Book Details

ISBN: 9780761969679
ISBN-10: 0761969675
Format: Paperback
(242mm x 170mm x 11mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: SAGE Publications Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 17-Jan-2003
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Karen Sanders

Karen Sanders is lecturer at the University of Sheffield.

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