"Defining and Analyzing Journalistic Deception" - Deni Elliott and Charles Culver - Journal of Mass Media Ethics

"Defining and Analyzing Journalistic Deception" - Deni Elliott and Charles Culver - Journal of Mass Media Ethics

Many journalists, readers and scholars exhibit confusion concerning the nature and justification of deception.

by: Deni Elliott, Charles Culver | publication date: January 1, 1991 | Publication: Journal of Mass Media Ethics | volume: 7 | journal issue: 2 | pages: pp. 69-84

"Deception has been a tool of effective and award-winning reporting since 100 years ago when Nellie Bly went undercover to expose corruption in industry and government. It has also been a practice that has created additional distrust for journalists, who are already suffering from credibility problems."

Deni Elliott and Charles Culver go in depth about what in fact deception is.

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