Journalism Ethics: What's Gone Wrong?

The panel discussion began with comments by Goulden on the changing standards of journalism ethics. Mears focused on increased… read more

The panel discussion began with comments by Goulden on the changing standards of journalism ethics. Mears focused on increased visibility of journalists and questionable speaking honoraria. Hume addressed the need for visibility on the part of television journalists. He referred to the Vietnam and Watergate stories as creating celebrity journalists. He also talked about the “posse mentality” of congressional committees and reporters investigating a story. Sen. Simpson commented on reporters' “obsessive retreat” to the First Amendment when they are criticized. close

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Journalism Ethics: What's Gone Wrong?

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Program ID:
9445-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 8, 1989
Last Aired:
Oct 10, 1989

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  • Oct 08, 1989 | 11:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 09, 1989 | 10:02am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 09, 1989 | 6:28pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 10, 1989 | 2:12am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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