Critical Review 15 (3-4):347-357 (2003)
Abstract More than most information?gathering professions, journalism depends on authorities as legitimate sources of information. Ironically, the journalistic appeal to authority is used to bolster the credibility of a reporter's story, even though the substitution of authoritative pronouncements for first?hand investigation makes reporters vulnerable to hoaxes and bias.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
References found in this work BETA
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Public Journalism and Public Life: Why Telling the News is Not Enough.Davis Merritt - 1998 - Erlbaum.
Social Laws of Competition for Journalistic Authority.Thomas Hove - 2009 - Journal of Mass Media Ethics 24 (2 & 3):164 – 172.
Professionalism, Not Professionals.Christopher Meyers, Wendy N. Wyatt, Sandra L. Borden & Edward Wasserman - 2012 - Journal of Mass Media Ethics 27 (3):189-205.
Journalistic Ethics, Objectivity, Existential Journalism, Standpoint Epistemology, and Public Journalism.Michael Ryan - 2001 - Journal of Mass Media Ethics 16 (1):3 – 22.
Legitimate Political Authority and Sovereignty: Why States Cannot Be the Whole Story.Bernd Krehoff - 2008 - Res Publica 14 (4):283-297.
Ethical Issues in Journalism and the Media.Andrew Belsey & Ruth F. Chadwick (eds.) - 1992 - Routledge.
Take My Advice—I Am Not Following It: Ad Hominem Arguments as Legitimate Rebuttals to Appeals to Authority.Moti Mizrahi - 2010 - Informal Logic 30 (4):435-456.
Public and Traditional Journalism: A Shift in Values?M. David Arant & Philip Meyer - 1998 - Journal of Mass Media Ethics 13 (4):205 – 218.
Embracing Objectivity Early On: Journalism Textbooks of the 1800s.Joseph A. Mirando - 2001 - Journal of Mass Media Ethics 16 (1):23 – 32.
Ethics and Ethos: Writing an Effective Newspaper Ombudsman Position.Andrew R. Cline - 2008 - Journal of Mass Media Ethics 23 (2):79 – 89.
The Practice of Journalism : Digital Journalism.Jane Singer - 2010 - In Christopher Meyers (ed.), Journalism Ethics: A Philosophical Approach. Oxford University Press.
Added to index2011-10-18
Total downloads12 ( #374,747 of 2,164,554 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #347,971 of 2,164,554 )
How can I increase my downloads?