Material Detail

To Tell You the Truth: The Ethical Journalism Initiative

To Tell You the Truth: The Ethical Journalism Initiative

'A crisis has engulfed media in Europe and America, inflicting profound changes on journalism. A generation of owners is slashing budgets, gutting newsrooms and closing foreign bureaux, shrinking not only editorial departments but sections and stories. Many of them believe that ethical journalism and high standards are old fashioned notions long overtaken by financial and commercial objectives. Journalists need help and support to stand up to the pressures from those who want them to be servants of big business or of political masters. The remarkable thing is that in every country and under every system, hundreds of thousands of journalists try to work to an ethical code, sometimes poorly articulated or understood, but based on a feeling that it is necessary to keep watch on those in power,... Show More
Rate

Quality

  • User Rating
  • Comments
  • Learning Exercises
  • Bookmark Collections
  • Course ePortfolios (2) Course ePortfolios
  • Accessibility Info

More about this material

Browse...

Disciplines with similar materials as To Tell You the Truth: The Ethical Journalism Initiative

Comments

Log in to participate in the discussions or sign up if you are not already a MERLOT member.