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Journalism, Ethics and the Law

Codes of Ethics

Journalism: Codes of Ethics
Collection of professional codes of ethics. From the Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions at Illinois Institute of Technology.

What's Next?

The Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard University attempts to "help journalism figure out its future in an Internet age." Includes stories and reports on journalistic business models, the use of mobile devices and on audiences and social media, and on reporting and production, among others.


The Elements of Journalism: What Newspeople Should Know and the Public Should Expect
Bill Kovach and Tom Rosenstiel. Revised fourth edition. New York, Crown Publishing Group, 2021. Rutgers-restricted Access
The View From Somewhere: Undoing the Myth of Journalistic Objectivity
Lewis Raven Wallace. Chicago, University of Chicago Press, 2019. Rutgers-restricted Access
Democracy Without Journalism? Confronting the Misinformation Society
Victor W. Pickard. New York, Oxford University Press, 2019. Rutgers-restricted Access
The New Ethics of Journalism: Principles for the 21st Century
Kelly B. McBride and Thomas B. Rosenstiel. Washington, D.C., CQ Press, 2013. Rutgers-restricted Access


Absence of Malice
Columbia Pictures, 1981. Rutgers-restricted Access
Reporter Zero
The Free History Project. 2006

Writing Well

The Elements of Style
William Strunk. New York, Open Road Integrated Media, 2020 (1918). Rutgers-restricted Access

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