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Communication: Journalism Ethics

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Members of the Society of Professional Journalists believe that public enlightenment is the forerunner of justice and the foundation of democracy. The duty of the journalist is to further those ends by seeking truth and providing a fair and comprehensive account of events and issues. Conscientious journalists from all media and specialties strive to serve the public with thoroughness and honesty. Professional integrity is the cornerstone of a journalist's credibility.

Preamble to the SPJ Code of Ethics.

Journals & Magazines that Cover Ethics-Related Topics

This is a selected list of journals that regularly cover the topic of journalism ethics.  To search for articles in these journals and others, use the databases listed under the Find Articles tab.

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