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Manipularea în mass-media; etica jurnalistică
Manipulation into the Media; Journalistic Ethics

Author(s): Felicia Ceauşu
Subject(s): Philosophy
Published by: Editura Lumen, Asociatia Lumen
Keywords: manipulation; media; ethics; objectivity

Summary/Abstract: In recent years, media ethics has become a highly debated topic, trying to clarify the ethical and moral values for journalism. Ethics is not just a matter of codes of conduct, or rules to be followed, ethics is a theory of morality and requires possession of a set of general principles (on which good and bad), analysis of actual facts, actions or characters in light of those principles. Ethics related to capacity of every journalist in part, to meet the set of values in different situations and to render information in view of objectivity, truth and fairness. Ethics translate itself in professional decisions taken by journalists and can be considered as an ethics of communication, because communication is the essence of media system. To talk of media ethics should we relate in particular to the triad that is its responsibility: ethics (set of rules that an individual uses to reflect on their behavior), moral (social and individual practice of a behavior, actions and relationships, governed by rules) and ethics (department of ethics that deals with the study of procedures and specific obligations for an specific occupation). This paper proposed many objective such as analysis of issues of great interest such as: media in the universe of sciences communication; truth and objectivity in the press; need to formulate the ethical norms as law articles; specific values for journalist profession; turth, credibility and lies.

  • Issue Year: II/2013
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 105-128
  • Page Count: 24
  • Language: Romanian