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Editor: Christine A. Corcos
Louisiana State Univ.

Monday, April 5, 2010

Ethics and the First Amendment In Middle East Reporting

Kenneth Lasson, University of Baltimore School of Law, has published "Betraying Truth: Ethics Abuse in Middle East Reporting," at 1 Journal for the Study of Antisemitism 139 (2009). Here is the abstract.
This article presents a brief overview of press freedom under the First Amendment, attempts to create a working definition of media “objectivity,” examines various codes of professional ethics for journalists, and analyzes specific cases in which such standards have allegedly been abused or abandoned in Middle East reporting.
Download the Article from SSRN at the link.

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