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Journalism ethics goes to the movies

Author: Howard Good
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2008] ©2008
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Journalism Ethics Goes to the Movies poses urgent questions about journalism ethics and offers candid answers. As the title suggests, the authors-some of the nation's leading journalism scholars-investigate popular movies to illustrate the kind of ethical dilemmas journalists encounter on the job, resulting in a student-friendly book sure to spark interest and stimulate thinking. At a time when experts and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Good
ISBN: 0742554279 9780742554276
OCLC Number: 1162047223
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (201 pages)
Contents: Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; CONTENTS; How to Use This Book; Introduction; 1 Responsible Journalistic Inquiry: The Paper Sandra L. Borden; 2 Fabrication in Journalism: Shattered Gloss Matthew C. Ehrlich; 3 Political Manipulation of the Media: Wag the Dog Berrin A. Beasley; 4 What Is Good Work? Absence of Malice S. Holly Stocking; 5 Deception and Undercover Journalism: Mr. Deeds Goes to Town and Mr. Deeds Joe Saltzman; 6 Covering Sports: The Pride of the Yankees John Carvalho; 7 When Journalists Are First Responders: Die Hard and Die Hard 2 Bill Reader 8 Style over Substance: Broadcast News Lee Anne Peck9 Ethics in Black and White: Good Night, and Good Luck Michael Dillon; 10 Crime Reporting: Veronica Guerin Robert Brown; 11 The Utopian Nature of Journalistic Truth: The Year of Living Dangerously Joseph C. Harry; 12 Journalism and the Victims of War: Welcome to Sarajevo Howard Good; Afterword: Left Hanging; Discussion Questions; For Further Reading; Selected Journalism Movies for Further Viewing; Class Projects for Instructors; Index; About the Contributors
Responsibility: edited by Howard Good.

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Journalism Ethics Goes to the Movies poses urgent questions about journalism ethics and offers candid answers. As the title suggests, the authors-some of the nation's leading journalism scholars-investigate popular movies to illustrate the kind of ethical dilemmas journalists encounter on the job, resulting in a student-friendly book sure to spark interest and stimulate thinking. At a time when experts and the public alike worry that journalism has lost its way, here's a book that can provide much-needed, accessible guidance.

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