ERIC Number: EJ653505
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Public Trust, Media Responsibility and Public Journalism: US Newspaper Editors and Educators' Attitudes About Media Credibility.
Dickson, Tom; Topping, Elizabeth
AsiaPacific MediaEducator, n11 p72-87 Jul-Dec 2001
Concludes that media educators and editors of daily newspapers in the United States had similar concerns about public trust and media responsibility, and both groups saw public journalism as a potential means for improving media credibility. Suggests that educators, however, were significantly more likely to state that the media are contributing to public mistrust of government. Discusses implications for journalism educators. (SG)
Descriptors: Credibility, Editors, Higher Education, Journalism Education, Mass Media Role, Newspapers, Teacher Attitudes
Published by the Graduate School of Journalism, University of Wollongong, NSW 2522 Australia. Full text at http://www.uow.edu.au/crearts/journalism/APME/edinfo.html.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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