Journalism and Ethics: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice (2 Volumes)

Journalism and Ethics: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice (2 Volumes)

Release Date: May, 2019|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 913|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-8359-2
ISBN13: 9781522583592|ISBN10: 1522583599|EISBN13: 9781522583608


In the modern hyperconnected society, consumers are able to access news from a variety of channels, including social media, television, mobile devices, the internet, and more. From sensationalist headlines designed to attract click-throughs to accusations of bias assigned to specific news sources, it is more important now than ever that the media industry maintains best practices and adheres to ethical reporting. By properly informing citizens of critical national concerns, the media can help to transform society and promote active participation.

Journalism and Ethics: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice examines the impacts of journalism on society and the media’s responsibility to accurately inform citizens of government and non-government activities in an ethical manner. It also provides emerging research on multimedia journalism across various platforms and formats using digital technologies. Highlighting a range of pertinent topics such as investigative journalism, freedom of expression, and media regulation, this publication is an ideal reference source for media professionals, public relations officers, reporters, news writers, scholars, academicians, researchers, and upper-level students interested in journalism and journalistic ethics.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Conflict-Sensitive Journalism
  • Freedom of Expression
  • Immersive Journalism
  • Investigative Journalism
  • Journalistic Ethics
  • Media Engagement
  • Media Regulation
  • New Media Technology
  • Newsworthiness Criteria
  • Viral News

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) is a research-based professional organization dedicated to advancing the concepts and practices of information resources management in modern organizations. IRMA's primary purpose is to promote the understanding, development and practice of managing information resources as key enterprise assets among IRM/IT professionals. IRMA brings together researchers, practitioners, academicians, and policy makers in information technology management from over 50 countries.