Journals Higher Education



Published: 07 July 1988

256 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195056884

Bookseller Code (04)


The Virtuous Journalist

Stephen Klaidman and Tom L. Beauchamp

Combining the insights of a seasoned journalist with those of an expert on applied ethics, this book provides a penetrating and comprehensive guide to the ethics of news reporting. Topics treated include notions of morality and fairness, journalistic competence, the reasonable reader standard, standards of objectivity and accuracy, and maintaining public trust. For courses in journalistic ethics or those concerning the role the press plays in influencing social, economic, and political choices in modern society, this volume will be required reading.


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