Journalism ethics and standards

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  • How The Journalism Industry As A Whole Is Being Impacted By The Ethical Lapses Of Photojournalism?

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    Photojournalism and its Ethical Lapses Research question How the journalism industry as a whole is being impacted by the ethical lapses of photojournalism? Objective of the research Photojournalism has been considered one of the most important pillars of the field of journalism. A picture is worth a thousand words. For this particular reason the visual representation of important events is as necessary in the modern era of journalism as the words themselves. Many of the times, the picture precedes

  • 1) What Ethical Principles Should a Reporter Follow in Reporting/Writing a News Story to Ensure It Meets the Standards of Professional Journalism?

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    Introduction Nowadays, more and more people are place importance on journalism¡¦s ethics. It is because everything that a journalist writes or says, or neglects to write or to say, in some or other way has an influence on many people, and that influences can be good or bad. The principles of good journalism are directed toward bringing the highest quality of news reporting to the public, this fulfilling the mission of timely distribution of information in service of the public interest. Therefore

  • Media Ethics and Hidden Cameras

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    whilst condemning the method and making similar pleas for understanding. The New Zealand EPMU’s Journalism Code of Ethics contains guiding precepts including the desire that members do not gain by cash or kind; that they are fair in obtaining news and images and are open as to their provenance when in company of subjects/interviewees and respect privacy ( The NZ Press Council (NZPC) also recognises the importance of privacy in their Statement of

  • Professional And Popular Claims On Journalistic Norms: Article Analysis

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    requirement of professional journalism. However, as Jane Singer demonstrates in ‘Contested Autonomy: Professional and Popular Claims on Journalistic Norms’, a new, somewhat overlooked, voice has emerged to challenge journalistic autonomy: bloggers. For the purpose of this discussion the term blogger denotes those who cover similar topics to mainstream journalists. The volume, prominence, and fluidity of online blogging threatens to fundamentally restructure journalism, placing the sustainability

  • Andrew Stephens 's Beyond News : The Future Of Journalism

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    objective because we have biases and a variety of conflicts that we bring to our jobs. Mitchell Stephens, author of Beyond News: The Future of Journalism offers an argument against objectivity. Stephens states that objectivity is impossible because as much as one may try to disappear from the work, there is a kind of meditation that takes place in journalism no matter what, (117). By selecting who to interview or which side of a complex political dispute to air, journalists are evaluating and judging

  • The Pros And Cons Of Print Journalism

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    As previously mentioned, graphic journalism is not the only medium which uses both text and image in order to communicate and convey information - print journalism also incorporates visual language into the work, because according to the research “people are more likely to read a story accompanied by a photograph” (Wolf & Grotta 1985, in Nyberg 2006: 100), but actually does it in a completely different way. While “the news photograph is ancillary to the text” (Nyberg 2006: 100) and plays a supportive

  • Introduction This paper will cover the omnipresence of media biases and their implications in

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    Introduction This paper will cover the omnipresence of media biases and their implications in three news stories from various newspapers including The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times and The New York Times through content-analysis and comparison. Matthew Gentzkow and Jesse M. Shapiro in “Media Bias and Reputation”from the Journal of Political Economy argue that media biases, distort information to make it conform with consumers’ prior [political] beliefs in order to shape reports in whatever

  • Analysis Of Articles On The Patriots

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    articles on the Patriots from January 19, 2015 through the 25th, there was a clear and cautious decision to keep journalism standards and not wanting to alienate themselves from the already falling readership through their agenda setting and framing. In this context, the journalistic standards being used are the ones provided by The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ). These standards include, “seeking the truth,” “accuracy,” “context,” and “[being] correct.” Agenda setting is defined as the

  • ‘Debate Whether Galtung and Ruge's (1967) Model of the News Value Is Still Relevant in an Age of New Media, Citizen Journalism and User-Generated Content.'

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    ‘DEBATE WHETHER GALTUNG AND RUGE'S (1967) MODEL OF THE NEWS VALUE IS STILL RELEVANT IN AN AGE OF NEW MEDIA, CITIZEN JOURNALISM AND USER-GENERATED CONTENT.' The media in Western society provides a ‘fourth estate' that alleges a neutral, objective and balanced perspective, independent of political input. The news forms the basis of this ‘fourth estate', playing an important role in keeping the public informed and therefore promoting democracy (Marris and Thornham, 1996). Daily there are millions

  • Political And Media Systems And Ownership Practices

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    news organizations to gain insight into the implications of “global” journalism. Whilst Hellman and Reigert focus on conceptualizing the transnational news sphere, Chakravartty and Roy present a comparative approach to exploring diversity in journalism through examining the “intranational divergences” within the Indian political and media system (Chakravartty and Roy 2013, p.357). Hellman and Reigert express global journalism as a reporting style that sought to “unite” people through identifications