Principles of Journalism Week 12.5.docx - Principles of Journalism Week 12.5 Code of Ethics Codes of ethics Def “A document that describes the

Principles of Journalism Week 12.5.docx - Principles of...

This preview shows page 1 - 2 out of 2 pages.

Principles of Journalism Week 12.5 Code of Ethics Codes of ethics Def.: “A document that describes the loyalties, values, minimum standards, and aspirational goals of an individual or organization” (Roberts) o Describes the behaviors necessary to reach ideals Serve multiple purposes: o Provide guidelines for the staf o Link abstract ideals to specific practices o Identify the values of the organization to the public This is what we stand for o Provide a standard that the public can hold them accountable to History In the US, emerged in the “professionalization” era of the press in the late 19 th /early 20 th century o Quest for professional status amid criticism of news practices o Linked to emerged of journalism schools and textbooks about journalism o American Society of News Editors (ASNE) first “general code” in 1923 o Society of Professional Journalism (SPJ) publishes its code in 1926 Scope Institutional/general codes or organizational
Image of page 1

Subscribe to view the full document.

Image of page 2
  • Spring '08
  • hansmeyer

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern

Ask Expert Tutors You can ask You can ask ( soon) You can ask (will expire )
Answers in as fast as 15 minutes