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Journalism Ethics and Law: Stories of Media Practice

ISBN : 9780195522259

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¥10,230
Author: 
Janine Little
Pages
336 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
190 x 246 mm
Pub date
Sep 2013
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Journalism Ethics and Law focuses on some of Australia's most notorious current events to bring to life the on-going conversation about journalism ethics and how the law works with today's media. Emphasising practical work-based approaches to developing best practice multimedia journalism; this book presents a combined ethics and law experience for journalism students. It includes interactive activities and tips developing further knowledge of journalism as a distinct media practice, as well as timely case studies aimed at highlighting the most significant questions for the practice of law and ethics today.

Index: 

1 Introduction - Ethical Beginnings, Legal Endings
2 An Ethical Ideal worth Aiming For: Journalism and Best Practice
3 Pragmatic and Bold: The Journalist and the Media
4 Ethical Stories: Codes, Disasters, and DJs
5 Freedom as Idea and Practice: Ethics, 'Hacktivism' and Human Rights
6 Trial by Media I: Women in the Private-Public Divide
7 Trial by Media II: Contempt of Court and the Ethics-Law Balance in Journalism
8 Hurt Reputations: Australian Rulings from Shower Scenes to War Crimes
9 Defamation Defences
10 Animal Rights and Public Interest: How Journalists Advocating for Animals Helped
Shape Australian Law
11 When Trolls Ruled the Twitterverse: Journalism and Social Media
12 The Competition and Consumer Act for Journalists
13 Copyright for Journalists
14 Conclusion - Continuing Journalism

About the author: 

Dr Janine Little is a senior lecturer in journalism and chairs the third year media law and ethics unit at Deakin University, Victoria.

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