Journalism Ethics and Law: Stories of Media Practice

Paperback | November 11, 2013

byJanine Little

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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 practiceof law and ethics today.

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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 ex...

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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Format:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 9.65 × 7.48 × 0.07 inPublished:November 11, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195522257

ISBN - 13:9780195522259

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction - Ethical Beginnings, Legal Endings2. An Ethical Ideal worth Aiming For: Journalism and Best Practice3. Pragmatic and Bold: The Journalist and the Media4. Ethical Stories: Codes, Disasters, and DJs5. Freedom as Idea and Practice: Ethics, 'Hacktivism' and Human Rights6. Trial by Media I: Women in the Private-Public Divide7. Trial by Media II: Contempt of Court and the Ethics-Law Balance in Journalism8. Hurt Reputations: Australian Rulings from Shower Scenes to War Crimes9. Defamation Defences10. Animal Rights and Public Interest: How Journalists Advocating for Animals Helped Shape Australian Law11. When Trolls Ruled the Twitterverse: Journalism and Social Media12. The Competition and Consumer Act for Journalists13. Copyright for Journalists14. Conclusion - Continuing Journalism