"The American Journalist in the 21st Century: U.S. News People at the Dawn of the New Millennium"

"The American Journalist in the 21st Century: U.S. News People at the Dawn of the New Millennium"

Author: 
David H. Weaver
Randal A. Beam
Bonnie J. Brownlee
Paul S. Voakes
G. Cleveland Wilhoit

The evolution of journalism practices throughout time are discussed.

Book Excerpt: 
". . .There were also a few other differences in attitudes about the ethics of certain reporting practices(paying for information, undercover employment, and use of hidden microphones or cameras, all of which were less likely to be approved by journalism majors), the importance of a few journalistic roles, perceptions of the goals of one's own news organization, the perceived influence of journalism training and wire service budgets on news judgment, and the percentage of social contacts connected to journalism. . ."
Year of Publication: 
Thu, 2006-08-10
Book Publisher: 
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates