Campaigns and conscience [electronic resource] :the ethics of political journalism / Philip Seib.
By: Seib, Philip M.Material type: BookSeries: Praeger series in political communication: Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1994Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 160 p.).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 1567509231; 9781567509236; 9780313389870 (electronic bk.); 031338987X (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Journalism -- Political aspects -- United States | Journalistic ethics | Press and politics -- United States | Political campaigns -- United States | Presse -- Aspect politique -- �Etats-Unis | Journalistes -- D�eontologie -- �Etats-Unis | Presse politique -- �Etats-Unis | Campagnes �electorales -- �Etats-Unis | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Business Ethics | Journalistiek | Ethiek | Politieke aspecten | Verkiezingscampagnes | Journalism -- Political aspects | Journalistic ethics | Political campaigns | Press and politics | United States | Electronic books | Journalism EthicsGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 174/.9097 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Includes bibliographical references (p. -156) and index.
Series Foreword / Robert E. Denton, Jr. -- 1. What's at Stake -- 2. Journalists' Competence -- 3. The Character Issue -- 4. On the Bus -- 5. Campaign Advertising -- 6. Polls, Projections, and Endorsements -- 7. Covering the News Media -- 8. The Future ... and Some Suggestions.
Seib examines the ethical issues underlying the volatile relationship between journalists and politicians. It provides an inside look at how reporters and candidates do their jobs. From the screening process news organizations use to decide which candidates to cover, to the truth-testing of political ads, to the controversies surrounding election night projections, this work articulates crucial ethical questions and helps readers in their search for answers. As a political communications text, Campaigns and Conscience looks at the many facets of political journalism: what reporters need to kno.
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