Betraying Truth: Ethics Abuse in Middle East Reporting
Journal for the Study of Antisemitism, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 139-185, 2009
49 Pages Posted: 4 Mar 2010
Date Written: 2009
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
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