Learning Journalism Ethics: The Classroom Versus the Real World

  title={Learning Journalism Ethics: The Classroom Versus the Real World},
  author={G. Hanson},
  journal={Journal of Mass Media Ethics},
  pages={235 - 247}
  • G. Hanson
  • Published 2002
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Mass Media Ethics
  • This study assesses the disconnect between television news directors' and journalism students' perceptions of issues in media ethics. Responses from 60 news directors and 166 students enrolled in ethics courses at three universities offer insight into what issues practitioners actually face, what issues students think they will face, and how serious each group perceives potential ethical dilemmas to be. Both groups agree that ethics is best learned on the job. 
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