Monthly Archives: July 2010

Week 9: Moral minefields – Legal and ethical dilemmas

Politics is an oft-overlooked dimension whenever moral and legal issues arise in the course of a journalist’s work. As Professor of Journalism Mark Pearson puts it in chapter 13 of Journalism: Theory in Practice, media law “is subject to the … Continue reading

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Week 8: In the Public Interest – Public v Private

In the distant past, newspapers were once the sole source of news and entertainment. However, in today’s age, the radio, television, mobile devices and, especially, the Internet brings a wide array of entertainment options to the masses. Television dramas, radio … Continue reading

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