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BY JOHN ARMSTRONG
John Armstrong argues that more philosophy means more relevance.
spans the globe for minutia about media ethics. In this issue: "Sarkozy Gets Trimmed," "From Friendly to Friends is a Long Distance," "NBC's Predatory Practices," "Et tu, BBC," "A Dutch Treat," and "Squid pro quo."
BY IOANNIS PAPDOPOULUS
An appreciation of Claude-Jean Bertrand
ANDREW R. CLINE
suggests how the news media ought to cover early political campaigns
THOMAS W. COOPER
maintains that less is more
takes journalism ethics to the movies
writes the story of a unique collaboration between a newspaper and a news council
discusses newsroom ethics and sports journalists
JOHN C. MERRILL
muses about the frustration found in academic media ethics courses
ROBERT D. RICHARDS AND CLAY CALVERT
look at Larry Flynt exposing sexual affairs in Hustler
analyzes this documentary moment
defines journalism as a calling
BY MICHAEL KITTROSS