To Tell the Truth (Second Draft)
- Truth isn't only valuable in stories. Leger, Robert // Quill;Apr2003, Vol. 91 Issue 3, p4
Discusses some thoughts on journalism ethics. Right of a journalist to lie to expose the truth; Code of ethics of journalism; Examples of situations where a journalist lies to report the truth.
- Retaining Independence Isn't Easy for Journalists. Blau, Robert // Nieman Reports;Summer2001, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p62
Deals with the journalists' loss of independence from the news stories they cover caused by their efforts to protect their news sources. Impact of the protection of sources on the truth principle of journalism; Implications of friendships between reporters and politicians; Other activities of...
- A beacon of truth. Wilson, Alan // Quill;Apr2001, Vol. 89 Issue 3, p26
Focuses on the difficulties faced by journalists in reporting the truth. Significance of perspective in reporting stories; Views on the quality of journalism practiced by the media; Recommendations for journalists.
- NO SPOILING THE BUNCH. // Editor & Publisher;Jun2006, Vol. 139 Issue 6, p19
The article reflects on the reason why the newspaper business manages to employ unethical journalists who endanger credibility while misleading or cheating readers. It considers plagiarism a serial crime, which is also true of other ethical violations. It criticizes the public impression that...
- Into the Breach . . . Ride the Nation's Ombudsmen. Cooper, Gloria // Columbia Journalism Review;Jan/Feb2005, Vol. 43 Issue 5, p13
This article comments on the efforts of "The New York Times" to regain its credibility after the Jayson Blair scandal. Late in 2003, "The New York Times," against all its inclinations but desperate to exorcise the ghost of Jayson Blair, cracked open its door to the alien presence of a public...
- A press worth wanting. Ward, J. A. // Media;Spring2011, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p33
The article offers information on the importance of ethics in journalism. It informs that journalists should tell the public the truth and should be honest . It also informs that partisan opinion journalism is the need of today. It further informs that essential norms of opinion journalism...
- Journalism: Power without responsibility. Minogue, Kenneth // New Criterion;Feb2005, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p4
The article focuses on journalism. It is referred as "power without responsibility." One reason is certainly because people recognize that they cannot live without journalism. In reality journalism is a mode in which public think. It indelibly marks their first response to everything. This means...
- Credibility Lost. Young, Neely // Georgia Trend;Aug2006, Vol. 21 Issue 12, p14
This article comments on the mass media's credibility among the readers. It was found during a recent survey that two-thirds of the American people don't trust what they read. 62 percent also believed that the press is biased. The author observes that journalists must clean up their act and stop...
- Books and Things. P. L. // New Republic;5/4/18, Vol. 15 Issue 183, p25
Focuses on the importance of training for editors and contributors. Default of a training school for editors and contributors; Improvement in the credibility of newspaper articles; Justification of opinions written by editors.