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A register of journalists' interests would help readers to spot astroturfing

A register of journalists' interests would help readers to spot astroturfing | Editorial Ethics | Scoop.it
George Monbiot: Pieces paid for by lobby groups would become apparent if, like me, other writers opened a public registry of their interests...
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Rethinking Journalism Ethics, Objectivity in the Age of Social Media

Rethinking Journalism Ethics, Objectivity in the Age of Social Media | Editorial Ethics | Scoop.it
In response to the rapidly changing media environment, many schools and academic programs are offering novel approaches to journalism education.
This seismic change creates tensions within programs, especially when it comes to how to teach ethics for this increasingly mixed media.
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Ignoring the signs of corruption - The Independent (blog)

Ignoring the signs of corruption - The Independent (blog) | Editorial Ethics | Scoop.it
However many parliamentary inquiries, committee hearings and police resignations take place as a result of the phone hacking scandal at News International, it is worth remembering that at the heart of the matter is an abject failure of journalistic ethics and craft.
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AP updates social media guidelines

The Associated Press has released an update to its social media guidelines. “Just as social media and its uses continue to evolve, so will our policies related to this topic,” wrote Tom Kent, AP’s deputy managing editor for standards and production, in a memo to staff.
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Internet, cuts exact a toll on journalistic ethics

Internet, cuts exact a toll on journalistic ethics | Editorial Ethics | Scoop.it
The closure of a bestselling British tabloid over a phone-hacking scandal this week has thrown journalistic ethics back into the hot seat.
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Thomson Foundation chairman campaign for NOTW inquiry

Thomson Foundation chairman campaign for NOTW inquiry | Editorial Ethics | Scoop.it
Lord Fowler is an outspoken advocate of media ethics and press freedom, and has encouraged the Thomson Foundation to expand its mission to raise standards of journalism around the world.
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MJA urges police to respect media ethics - Asian Tribune

The Maldives Media Council (MMC) and the Maldives Broadcasting Commission (MBC) have been formed under the constitution to regulate the media in the country, it said, adding that “If a journalist or a media organization violates the code of conduct, for example publish a report disregard to the norm of the society, these two regulatory bodies have the authority to hold accountable anyone and everyone involved.”
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Fresh doubt if Murdoch & Co is fit to run BSkyB

Fresh doubt if Murdoch & Co is fit to run BSkyB | Editorial Ethics | Scoop.it
RUPERT Murdoch's ambitions to take full control of BSkyB have been dealt a blow after Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt let it be known he would delay a decision on the takeover until after the summer.
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Rupert Murdoch's international house of bad journalism - Salon

Rupert Murdoch's international house of bad journalism - Salon | Editorial Ethics | Scoop.it
"The basic formula hasn't changed: rabid right-wing politics, sexy girls, constant bellowing outrage, celebrity scandal and a general disregard for journalistic ethics."
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Tabloid newsroom paralysed by siege mentality - Financial Times

Financial TimesTabloid newsroom paralysed by siege mentalityFinancial Times“If these allegations are proved they would amount to the most devastating breach of journalistic ethics imaginable,” he said, adding: “This is not the same newspaper that...
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Casey Anthony trial: Just a media circus? - Washington Post (blog)

Casey Anthony trial: Just a media circus? - Washington Post (blog) | Editorial Ethics | Scoop.it
Casey Anthony trial: Just a media circus?
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NOTW Editor: Hacking Allegations 'Devastating' - Sky News

NOTW Editor: Hacking Allegations 'Devastating' - Sky News | Editorial Ethics | Scoop.it
Sky NewsNOTW Editor: Hacking Allegations 'Devastating'Sky NewsThe editor of the News Of The World has described the phone hacking allegations as "the most devastating breach of journalistic ethics imaginable" in a private meeting with senior staff.
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Video contest on media ethics open [Worldwide] | IJNet

IJNet.org is the premier global website for journalists and media managers to learn about training and networking opportunities. The site and its weekly e-mail bulletin reports on the latest innovations, resources and awards.
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Five Principles for Teaching Journalism Ethics in the Digital Age

Five Principles for Teaching Journalism Ethics in the Digital Age | Editorial Ethics | Scoop.it
Our global media ecology is a chaotic landscape evolving at a furious pace. Professional journalists share the journalistic sphere with tweeters, bloggers, citizen journalists and social media users around the world. The digital revolution poses a practical challenge to journalists: How can they use the new media tools responsibly?
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'Journalism attracts ruthless people' - guardian.co.uk

'Journalism attracts ruthless people'guardian.co.ukThe former BBC broadcaster and independent MP Martin Bell talks about phone hacking, journalistic ethics and the need for reform in television news.
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Rethinking Journalism Ethics, Objectivity in the Age of Social Media | PBS

Rethinking Journalism Ethics, Objectivity in the Age of Social Media | PBS | Editorial Ethics | Scoop.it
In response to the rapidly changing media environment, many schools and academic programs are offering novel approaches to journalism education.

This seismic change creates tensions within programs, especially when it comes to how to teach ethics for this increasingly mixed media.
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Murdoch: the network defeats the hierarchy

Murdoch: the network defeats the hierarchy | Editorial Ethics | Scoop.it
Paul Mason says the interplay between social media responses and the mainstream broadcast media defeated Rupert Murdoch's empire.
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I asked about ethics and Murdoch turned red, then purple

IN 1988, while attending a conference of News Corporation editors in Aspen, Colorado, I made the mistake of raising the thorny issue of journalistic ethics. The proprietor, Rupert Murdoch, was not amused.
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Murdoch May Be Down, but He's Far From Out - BNET (blog)

Murdoch May Be Down, but He's Far From Out - BNET (blog) | Editorial Ethics | Scoop.it
The death of News of the World is Rupert Murdoch ’s current big trouble — but just the latest in decades of big trouble that haven’t noticeably harmed him. While his current scrape may look bad at first glance, chances are good he’ll escape unscathed yet again.
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Press Gazette editor calls for the media to sharpen up on ethics training

Press Gazette editor calls for the media to sharpen up on ethics training | Editorial Ethics | Scoop.it
In his editor’s blog, Dominic Ponsford has said: “The telling thing for me about Glenn Mulcaire’s statement yesterday, made in the wake of reports that he had hacked the mobile phone messages of a murdered schoolgirl, is that he said he didn’t know what he was doing was wrong. “He was doing journalistic work for the UK’s top-selling Sunday newspaper and evidently had been given no professional training whatsoever.
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Bolstering ethics in the media - Mail & Guardian Online

Bolstering ethics in the media - Mail & Guardian Online | Editorial Ethics | Scoop.it
For two years our sister newspaper, the Guardian, has been chipping away at a media ethics scandal emanating from Rupert Murdoch's Sunday tabloid, News of the World.
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Sensational journalism - VietNamNet Bridge

Sensational journalism - VietNamNet Bridge | Editorial Ethics | Scoop.it
Never before has local print media called into question the professional code of ethics of online journalism.
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Casey Anthony, Media Frenzy, And The Death Penalty | Human Rights ...

Casey Anthony, Media Frenzy, And The Death Penalty | Human Rights ... | Editorial Ethics | Scoop.it
The temptation to jettison basic constitutional values (or media ethics) is great. It is deeply disturbing, then, that we think we can rationally determine who lives and who dies in the midst of such a frenzy.
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The Historical Society: Interviewing No-Nos

The Historical Society: Interviewing No-Nos | Editorial Ethics | Scoop.it
However, whether Hari did or did not do such things, his case brings into focus interviewing etiquette and journalistic ethics. Hari stated in his defense that: When you interview a writer—especially but not only when ...
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Center for International Media Ethics (CIME)

Center for International Media Ethics (CIME) | Editorial Ethics | Scoop.it
The Center for International Media Ethics CIME is a non-profit organization with staff members operating across several continents. We bring together a network of journalists throughout the world to provide training, discussion and expertise in the ethics of their profession.
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