Ethical dilemmas journal article media and society / Thomas Jayaprakash Yesudhasan

Yesudhasan, Thomas Jayaprakash (2020) Ethical dilemmas journal article media and society / Thomas Jayaprakash Yesudhasan. e-Journal of Media and Society (e-JOMS), 5. pp. 1-6. ISSN 2682-9193

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Abstract

This paper investigates the importance of ethical practices in journalism by critically looking at what media ethics is all about and how to resolve ethical dilemmas. Moreover, asks an important question: why do journalists often tend to ignore ethical principles and tweak the news stories? This paper answers these questions by applying various moral philosophies, codes of ethics, frameworks such as Kantian and Virtue Ethics and by referring to relevant case studies. This paper intends to deliberate the need for and importance of ethics in journalism.

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Item Type: Article
Creators:
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Yesudhasan, Thomas Jayaprakash
T.Yesudhasan@curtin.edu.au
Contributors:
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Mohd Nor, Abd Halim
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Ismail, Shafinar
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Ramlan, Aini Faezah
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Ridzuan, Abdul Rauf
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Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics > Communication. Mass media
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > Journalism. The periodical press, etc. Press
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > Journalism. The periodical press, etc. Press > Journalists
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Melaka > Alor Gajah Campus > Faculty of Communication and Media Studies
Journal or Publication Title: e-Journal of Media and Society (e-JOMS)
UiTM Journal Collections: UiTM Journal > e-Journal of Media and Society
ISSN: 2682-9193
Volume: 5
Page Range: pp. 1-6
Keywords: Media ethics; Journalism; Codes of ethics; Ethical dilemma; Democracy; Ethical philosophies
Date: 2020
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/37362
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