journalism ethics (Page 4)
January 2, 2021
Choosing Process over Policy: The Unavoidability of Horserace Journalism
Horserace journalism dominates election coverage — is that an ethical problem that the media should solve or a natural news and political phenomenon?
November 11, 2020
Video Commentary: When Journalists Becoming Unwitting Tools of Russian Interference
The Internet Research Agency (IRA) has infiltrated American social media in order to sow mistrust, widen divisions, and interfere in the 2016 presidential elections. Lilian Manansala discusses the ethical dilemma of journalists not checking sources only to find out later they utilized posts tweeted by Russian bots.
November 4, 2020
Podcast: ‘Writer’s Bloc’ on the Rights of a Private Citizen with AIDS
If a community fears a threat like AIDS, does that justify putting someone who has contracted it in the public eye? In this episode of Writer's Bloc, Lilian Manansala and Corina Garcia discuss whether Lithuanian paper Lietuvos Rytas, violated the rights of private citizen Laimutis Armoniene when they published that he had HIV. Was the public’s right to know paramount over his right to privacy?
October 26, 2020
Podcast: ‘Fourth Estate’ On The Ethics Of A Pen Name
The ethics of investigative Journalist Claudio Gatti in revealing the identity of famed Italian author Elena Ferrante.
October 21, 2020
‘Name, Shame, and Jail:’ The signature of the most renowned journalist in Africa
No one has seen his face, but Anas Aremeyaw Anas' investigative reporting on corruption has made him a legendary journalist and a lauded hero in his country Ghana.