TITLE

Journalists Need Help With Ethical Decisions

AUTHOR(S)
Marin, Carol
PUB. DATE
June 2001
SOURCE
Nieman Reports;Summer2001, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p76
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the distinction between the ethical and moral decisions of journalists in their journalistic efforts. Difference between morality and ethics; Reasons behind the need of journalists for a support system to guide them in making good ethical decisions; Examples of a journalist's ethical decisions.
ACCESSION #
4674368

 

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