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Journalism Ethics: Arguments and cases for the twenty-first century
 

Journalism Ethics: Arguments and cases for the twenty-first century (Paperback)

By Patching, Roger
By Hirst, Martin

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Journalism Ethics: Arguments and Cases for the 21st Century explores the major ethical dilemmas facing journalists in the digital age. Engaging with both the theory and practice of journalism ethics, this text explains the key ethical concepts and dilemmas in journalism and provi...des an international range of examples and case studies, considering traditional and social media from a global perspective. Journalism Ethics offers an introductory philosophical underpinning to ethics that traces the history of the freedom of expression from the time of Greek philosophers like Aristotle, through the French and American revolutions, to modern day. Throughout the book Patching and Hirst examine ethically-challenging issues such as deception, trial by media, dealing with sources and privacy intrusion. They also explore continuing ethical fault lines around accuracy, bias, fairness and objectivity, chequebook journalism, the problems of the foreign correspondent, the conflicts between ethics and the law and between journalists and public relations consultants. Concluding with a step-by-step guide to ethical thinking on the job, this textbook is an invaluable resource for students of journalism, media and communication.
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ISBN 9780415656764
Released AU 11 Nov 2013
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9780415656764
Stock Available
Status Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint Routledge
Released 11 Nov 2013
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Patching, Roger
By Hirst, Martin
Category Media Studies
Ethics & Moral Philosophy
Ethical Issues & Debates
Press & Journalism
Number of Pages 300
Dimensions Width: 171mm
Height: 248mm
Spine: 23mm
Dewey Code 174.907;174.907
Weight 544g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
Library of Congress Journalistic ethics
NBS Text Social Sciences: Textbooks & Study Guides
ONIX Text College/higher education

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