CFP | 15.9. | Ethics and challenges of journalism

The May 2018 issue of Media & Journalism, titled “New ethics, old problems. Contemporary challenges of journalism” , concerns the ethical and deontological challenges of contemporary journalism, and is calling for papers.

[spoiler title=’The call is open to contributions that are based, from the theoretical or empirical point of view, on the following themes:’ style=’default’ collapse_link=’true’]

– Dilemmas and ethical challenges of contemporary journalism;

– Journalistic ethics and new media;

– Journalistic ethics and professional identity;

– “Boundary work” practices and new phenomena in journalism: “brand journalism”; Special projects; Paid content; Sponsored journalism;

– Debates around the institutional frameworks and regulatory bodies of journalism;

– New actors in journalistic ethics: public, readers, and citizens;

– New articulations of values in old ethical and deontological codes;

– Journalistic ethics and the world around us: journalists’ precariousness, journalism in danger, sustainability of journalistic companies;

– Fake news and “post-truth” as risks to the survival of journalism;

– Journalistic coverage of cases involving ethical issues: freedom of expression, autonomy of journalists, respect for the dignity of human life, defence of honour and privacy; relationship with sources of information;

– Historical perspectives on journalistic values;

– Business independence and opacity of the shareholder structure, sustainability of the business model; Precariousness of journalists and ethical deviations;

– Other issues related to the number concerned.[/spoiler]

The articles will be subject to blind peer review and should be sent through the OJS platform until 15 September 2017.

See the full CFP and submission instructions from the ECREA mailing list message or from the journal’s website.


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