J310 Mini Lecture - Responsible business Hold people...

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    “Custodians of Conscience” Moral Claims in Journalism
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    How do journalists make moral claims? Transgression? Norm? What lessons do we learn? What values are in the news?
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    How do reporters know when something  is wrong? Illegal behavior Unethical behavior Improper behavior “Everybody knows” it’s wrong
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    Why should reporters make moral claims?  Negative results of deviance Deviance threatens order Re-establishes “who we are” Remind us how to behave Form of self-government?
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    What Kind of Morality? 
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Unformatted text preview: Responsible business Hold people accountable Hold institutions accountable Violence Is there a problematic morality? Soft News: Inherently problematic? Hard News: Can reporters impose a normal immorality? Whos the drug dealer? Moral Storytellers Journalists make moral claims Claims based on values, beliefs, assumptions (Ideology) Tactic: (1) Stated Transgression and (2) Implied Norm Agent for Social Change and Control...
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