ERIC Number: EJ548866
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Public Perceptions of Journalists' Ethical Motivations.
Voakes, Paul S.
Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, v74 n1 p23-38 Spr 1997
Finds starkly different conceptions of journalistic ethics, with members of the public believing the journalists' ethics are guided primarily by occupational norms and competitive pressures, whereas journalists themselves cited organizational policies, the relevant law, and their individual reasoning as primary influences on their ethical decision making. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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