Commercialization of Journalism and Ethical Conflict Persuasive Essay by Write Fine

Commercialization of Journalism and Ethical Conflict
A look at how commercials are causing ethical conflict.
# 112469 | 2,185 words | 8 sources | APA | 2009 | US
Published on Feb 25, 2009 in Communication (Journalism) , Communication (Mass Media) , Communication (Television)

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This paper looks at the concept of news journalism in mass media, and demonstrates that the intrusion of commercial interests into journalism--and especially with the dominance of cable news programming--has created an ethical conflict which undermines the validity of our news.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • 108th Congress. (Mar. 11, 2004). Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act of 2004. United States Congress.
  • Adorno, T. (2001). The Culture Industry: Selected Essay on Mass Culture. Routledge Publishing.
  • Bogart, Leo. (1995). Commercial Culture: The Media System and the Public Interest. New York: Oxford.
  • Curtis, A. (2005). What are the Seven News Values? University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Online at>.
  • Dellavigna, S. & Kaplan, E. (2007). The Fox News Effect: Media Bias and Voting. Journal of Economics, 22(3), p. 1187-1234.

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