Ethics and objectivity
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American UniversityCentral Asia Researchpaper Journalistic objectivity andethics Sivasheva Veronika MM-105 Bishkek-1. Journalistic objectivityand the journalistic ethics are two controversial topics that are often discussedin professional journalism spheres and then in articles, books, on TV channels. Journalists discuss whether the objectivity and ethics are achievable anddesirable for the society.
Before considering the professional aspects andinfluences of these two components of the professional journalism it isimportant to define objectivity and ethics. One of the simplestways of understanding objectivity is simply to say that it is a contractbetween journalists on the one hand and their employers on the others J. Rosen Beyond objectivity , p.
157 . The definition shows only one side of theterm objectivity. Exactly this definition shows that the objectivity is only astandard that professional journalists should follow, in order to get a job ina world- wide famous mass media.
A second way of understanding objectivity isas a theory how to get at the truth. J. Rosen, Beyondobjectivity , p.
158 . This term shows that the objectivity can be theconcept of an article organization process. Objectivity is a technique ofpersuasion, a rhetorical strategy.
J. Rosen, Beyondobjectivity , p. 159 .
The author of this article states that theobjectivity can also be a hook for reader, main idea why a reader will continuereading exact article. People usuallyare interested in news, because they want to get objective, balanced, andtruthful information, and if reader understands that an article is objective,he will probably read a story until the end, because is satisfies his wants about objectiveinformation.Скачать