manipulation, cult groups, sects, and new religious movements
Code of the Society of Professional Journalists
- Ethics Hotline
- "To help SPJ members and other journalists do
ethics and become adept at applying the Society's new code, SPJ has set up an Ethics
Hotline. The Hotline is monitored by members of the national Ethics Committee and veteran
journalists who have had a great deal of experience in ethical decision-making.
Struggling with a dilemma on deadline, or just want to talk about a tough call you've had
Telephone: (765) 653-2070, Ext. 208
Press Managing Editors
- An explanation of how newspapers have delt with issues of:
- Fair trial vs. the right to know
Should newspapers publish confidential defense documents a month before the trial of
Timothy McVeigh or will it deny the defendant a fair trial?
- The right to march in parades
Does a reporter have the right to participate in the Million Man March or does
participation compromise his objectivity?
- Breach of confidentiality
What should a newspaper do with confidential computer tape that contains the names of all
HIV-positive people in the state of Florida?
The Association for Practical and
- encouraging interdisciplinary scholarship and teaching in
practical and professional ethics--includes several ethics-related links
410 North Park Avenue
Bloomington, Indiana 47405
Phone: (812) 855-6450
Fax: (812) 855-3315
- Databank for European Codes of Journalism Ethics
Our e-mail address:
Department of Journalism and Mass Communication
University of Tampere
FIN-33 101 Tampere
- SPJ-Ethics is SPJ's mail list established solely for the
discussion of journalism ethics. You can subscribe by sending a message to firstname.lastname@example.org and in
the body of the message type:subscribe spj-ethics.