Month: November 2013

Why Journalism Needs to ‘Do’ Ethics, Not Focus on Defining Journalists

Cell phone reporting
Ironically, journalists -- a group normally reluctant to theorize -- are today up to their ears in definitions, a favorite activity of philosophers. For [...]

Media Ethics Beyond Borders: A Global Perspective

Media Ethics Beyond Borders
This volume explores the construction of an ethics for news media that is global in reach and impact. Essays by international media ethicists provide leading [...]

The Invention of Journalism Ethics: The Path to Objectivity and Beyond (McGill-Queen’s Studies in the History of Ideas)

The Invention of Journalism Ethics
Does objectivity in the news media exist? In "The Invention of Journalism Ethics", Stephen Ward argues that, given the current emphasis on interpretation, [...]