"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.

Byline: Deni Elliott, Charles Culver; 1991-01-01; Journal of Mass Media Ethics; pages pp. 69-84

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"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."

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

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