"Predicting Tolerance of Journalistic Deception" - Seow Ting Lee - Journal of Mass Media Ethics

Byline: Seow Ting Lee; 2005-01-01; Journal of Mass Media Ethics; pages pp. 24-42

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"In journalism, with its emphasis on pursuing and publishing the truth, deception strikes at the heart of the profession. Truth telling, the inverse of deception, is a universal value and a fundamental given in the communications field. Journalists are expected to tell the truth, but in what appears to be a paradox, they may have to deceive to get the truth."

Description:Seow Ting Lee discusses the role deception plays in journalism and how it is effective.

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