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Betraying Truth: Ethics Abuse in Middle East Reporting

Journal for the Study of Antisemitism, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 139-185, 2009

University of Baltimore School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper

49 Pages Posted: 4 Mar 2010  

Kenneth Lasson

University of Baltimore - School of Law

Date Written: 2009

Abstract

This article presents a brief overview of press freedom under the First Amendment, attempts to create a working definition of media “objectivity,” examines various codes of professional ethics for journalists, and analyzes specific cases in which such standards have allegedly been abused or abandoned in Middle East reporting.

Keywords: First Amendment, Freedom of the Press, Media, Objectivity, Professional Ethics, Journalism, Journalists, Middle East

JEL Classification: L82, K19, K39, N75

Suggested Citation

Lasson, Kenneth, Betraying Truth: Ethics Abuse in Middle East Reporting (2009). Journal for the Study of Antisemitism, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 139-185, 2009; University of Baltimore School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1564792

Kenneth Lasson (Contact Author)

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Baltimore, MD 21218
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