Foreman, Gene

The Ethical Journalist: Making Responsible Decisions in the Digital Age

Foreman, Gene - The Ethical Journalist: Making Responsible Decisions in the Digital Age, ebook


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This new edition of a well-regarded, student-friendly textbook for journalism ethics has been extensively revised and updated to meet the needs of the 21st century journalist working in the digital age.

  • Educates aspiring journalists on ethical decision-making, with coverage of key applied issues such as the principles of fairness and accuracy, the duty of verification, the role of social media, the problems of plagiarism, fabrication, and conflicts of interest, business issues that affect journalism ethics, and questions relating to source relationships, privacy, and deception in reporting
  • Includes extensive revisions to the majority of chapters, as well as six new “Point of View” essays, eight new case studies, and a full glossary
  • Brings together the authoritative, engaging voice of a veteran journalist, the viewpoints of distinguished scholars and print, broadcast, and digital practitioners, and insights from complex, real-world case studies
  • Supplemented by an annually updated companion website with resources for teachers and students, including: links to current articles discussing the subjects covered in each of the book’s chapters, and a teachers’ guide that offers sample syllabi, discussion guides, PowerPoint slides, sample quiz and exam questions, and links to audiovisual material

Keywords: digital journalism, online media, broadcast news, accuracy and fairness in reporting, journalist ethics, journalistic professionalism, code of ethics, news media, native advertising, deception in reporting, partisanship, plagiarism, fabrication, conflicts of interest, unnamed sources, Journalism, Media Law & Ethics, Mass Media & Society, Journalism, Media Law & Ethics, Mass Media & Society

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