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Indicators of News Diversity

When considering which factors determine whether a national press system is diverse or not the following factors should be taken into account: The number of different news sources, both public … Continue reading

January 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Privacy Rights vs. Public Right to Know

Task: Privacy concerns involve conflicts between a person’s individual interests and wider interests of society and the public’s right to know what government and other institutions do. Assume that you’ve … Continue reading

January 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Tensions with sources: a complaint about your report

Task:  Imagine that a source is unhappy about your news report. Describe how you might respond and handle the complaint.  Answer: First of all, I would ensure that I remained … Continue reading

January 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

Reporting Disaster: Bus Crash

​My first priority would be to consider sensitivity at this time of disaster, ensuring to treat victims and witnesses with dignity and respect. I would clearly identify myself and try … Continue reading

January 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

Conflicts of interest in Journalism: Gifts

Under no circumstances should you accept the gift. Not only is this too valuable a gift for it to be a genuine, but it is accompanied by a note which … Continue reading

January 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Jornalism – Ethics

The National Union of Journalists (NUJ)provide a union for Journalists throughout the UK. They have produced the above Code of Conduct which members agree to adhere to.

January 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Correct Me If I’m Wrong

I really enjoyed this webinar, particularly because everyone really loves to hear an expert in their field confirm that their beliefs and practices are that of their own, right? I … Continue reading

August 1, 2015 · Leave a comment