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A code for the road: the ethics of reporting Africa

Beckett, Charlie (2010) A code for the road: the ethics of reporting Africa. POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (20 Jul 2010). Website.

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Abstract

I asked the Polis Summer School students to finish their 12 day course by giving me a code for the road. Tell me, I said, what should be the guiding principles for journalism about people who are suffering or are from other countries. Here are the ideas from different groups of students for some ethical guidelines. For what it’s worth, my suggestion was that ‘there must always be a local narrator of any story’.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/polis/
Additional Information: © 2010 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: Media and Communications
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BJ Ethics
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Sets: Departments > Media and Communications
Research centres and groups > POLIS
Date Deposited: 18 May 2017 11:36
Last Modified: 03 Apr 2020 23:18
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/77640

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