Journalism, ethics of

DOI: 10.4324/9780415249126-L119-1
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References and further reading

  • Belsey, A. and Chadwick, R. (1992) Ethical Issues in Journalism and the Media, London: Routledge.

    (A collection of introductory essays on various aspects of media ethics.)

  • Belsey, A. and Chadwick, R. (1995) ‘Ethics as a vehicle for media quality’, European Journal of Communication 10: 461–473.

    (Part of a special issue on media ethics.)

  • Klaidman, S. and Beauchamp, T.L. (1987) The Virtuous Journalist, New York: Oxford University Press.

    (Discusses ethical journalism and its democratic justification in the context of the American Constitution’s guarantee of press freedom. The best introduction to media ethics.)

  • Lee, S. (1990) The Cost of Free Speech, London: Faber & Faber.

    (A close critical examination of the usual justifications of free speech.)

  • Stephenson, H. (1994) Media Freedom and Media Regulation: An Alternative White Paper, Birmingham: Association of British Editors, Guild of Editors and International Press Institute.

    (Argues against further legal restrictions on the press in Britain, especially a privacy law.)

Citing this article:
Belsey, Andrew. Bibliography. Journalism, ethics of, 1998, doi:10.4324/9780415249126-L119-1. Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Taylor and Francis,
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