Module twelve - communicate them clearly to the employers...

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Module twelve Many Americans don’t hold journalists in very high regard these days, and sports journalists are often viewed in the least favorable light The general public does not perceive any visible, unified, and concerted effort among sportswriters to practice their craft in a consistently ethical manner. Efforts to upgrade the craft include the Associated Press Sports Editors ethical guidelines. In order to set rules and guidelines journalists should have a clear understanding of the rules set forth and managers should
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Unformatted text preview: communicate them clearly to the employers. The rules lay out a clear set of ethical guidelines and if followed would clear up many of the reporting issues; however, it’s the journalists responsibility to review and consider the guidelines before while editing the article. Failure to obey the guidelines should result in disciplinary action take by the employees manager and a correct release with an apology should be written to the public....
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