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Threats to Ethical Journalism in the New Media Age

70s61yi9Allison HughesBY EDWARD WASSERMAN

The question is whether journalistic truth means something different online than what it previously meant.

Ethicalia: A Compendium of Global Ethical Minutiae

hj1urji8Manny ParaschosMANNY PARASCHOS

spans the globe for "Ethicalia," minutiae about the ethics of the media.

Philip Meyer and Expansion of Voluntary Certification of U.S. Journalists

kiw59w0kAllison HughesBY COKE ELLINGTON

Would it help the public distinguish between the hacks and the professionals? Or is certification a step towards a First Amendment violation?

A Proposed "TAO of Journalism Seal"

g09qnhk6Allison HughesBY JOHN HAMER

How a pledge to be transparent, accountable and open could remind all journalists of their professional responsibilities.

One Monk's Message: Establishing an Enlightened Ethic for the Media

1k4gj9obAllison HughesBY JOE MARREN AND KIMBERLY A. BLESSING


Thomas Merton's call for purification of the mass media may still be applicable today.


Frost/Nixon: Historical Accuracy and Press/Government Relations

4f34owyyAllison HughesBY BRYAN E. DENHAM

Is Frost/Nixon a true representation of the David Frost and Richard Nixon interviews?


A Dismissal of Truth, or Beyond the Palin:

63ty86v8Allison HughesBY JEFFREY E. STEPHENSON AND WENDY TERESE GRACE

Examining a politician's entry into the Fourth Estate, the institution we charge with keeping an eye on government power.

Print Media and the Rabbit Hole:

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BY BRAD ZEMBIC

You'd be as mad as a hatter to believe the printed word is beyond reproach.

The Advertising Cornucopia and Privacy

54093nc8Allison HughesBY JAGADISH B. RAO

Privacy- the right to be left alone- is sacrosanct in many societies, and unsolicited ads can cause a serious breach of privacy.

Sucking Face at Dear Old State:

8j0269h9Allison HughesBY RUSSELL FRANK

Examining the core contradiction between journalism's dual traditions of objectivity and advocacy.

RTDNA: Social Media and Blogging Guidelines

g5fr6cp4Manny ParaschosAs a journalist, you should uphold the same professional and ethical standards when using social media as you do on-air and on all digital news platforms.

Research Attention to the Credibility of Information Sources

ao3oo117Allison HughesBY DAVOOD MEHRABI, MUHAMAD SHAM SHAHKAT ALI AND MUSA ABU HASSAN

Various studies in different countries have reported different results about Internet credibility.

Reality Television: In Front of and Behind the Camera

8086e54tAllison HughesBY KRISTINE DAVIS

Would the early ethicists be tuning in to reality television?

 
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