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Journalism Ethics Goes to the Movies.

Author: Howard GoodBerrin A BeasleySandra L BordenRobert BrownJohn CarvalhoAll authors
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2007.
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
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Good, Howard.
Journalism Ethics Goes to the Movies.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2007
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Good; Berrin A Beasley; Sandra L Borden; Robert Brown; John Carvalho; Michael Dillon; Matthew C Ehrlich; Joseph C Harry; Lee Anne Peck; Bill Reader; Joe Saltzman; S Holly Stocking
ISBN: 9781461638339 146163833X
OCLC Number: 854520917
Description: 1 online resource (297 pages)
Contents: Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; HOW TO USE THIS BOOK; INTRODUCTION; 1 --
RESPONSIBLE JOURNALISTIC INQUIRY; INTELLECTUAL PRACTICES AND THE PURSUIT OF TRUTH; EPILOGUE; NOTES; 2 --
FABRICATION IN JOURNALISM; JOURNALISM, TRUTH TELLING, AND MOVIES; STEPHEN GLASS IN LIFE AND ON SCREEN; NOTES; 3 --
POLITICAL MANIPULATION OF THE MEDIA; JOURNALISTS AS WATCHDOGS; CHANGE THE STORY, CHANGE THE LEAD; "SEEK TRUTH AND REPORT IT"; REAL TRICKS OF THE PR TRADE; GOOD REPORTING REQUIRES GOOD ETHICS; NOTES; 4 --
WHAT IS GOOD WORK?; GOOD WORK DEFINED; THE RULES OF GOOD WORK; NOTES. 5 --
deception and undercover journalismundercover journalism in history; undercover journalism today; notes; 6 --
covering sports; notes; 7 --
when journalists are first responders; rethinking news coverage in die hard; a jerk, but no coward; ambulance chasers, heroes, or "just doing their job"?; from die hard to the real world; notes; 8 --
style over substance; a trip to plato's cave; the tears; the sweat; no place for love?; it is verboten; authentic or not?; notes; 9 --
ethics in black and white; roots of the conflict; filling a vacuum; a web of obligations; ethics in action; notes. 10 --
CRIME REPORTINGA REAL-LIFE DRAMA; UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL; DUBIOUS ETHICS; FORGETTING THE FAMILY?; MODEL MUCKRAKING OR JUDGMENTAL JOURNALISM?; THE BENEFITS OF EXPERIENCE; HOW THE SINDO SINNED; DEEP THROATS IN DUBLIN?; NOTES; 11 --
THE UTOPIAN NATURE OF JOURNALISTIC TRUTH; THE NEW KID IN TOWN; WHERE NO FINAL CONCLUSIONS EXIST; NOTES; 12 --
JOURNALISM AND THE VICTIMS OF WAR; "WELCOME TO HELL"; "WE'RE NOT HERE TO HELP"; "THE JOURNALISM OF EMPATHY"; "A VERY SAD EPITAPH"; NOTES; AFTERWORD --
Left Hanging; DISCUSSION QUESTIONS; FOR FURTHER READING; SELECTED JOURNALISM MOVIES FOR FURTHER VIEWING. Class projects for instructorsindex; about the contributors.

Abstract:

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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