Custodians of Conscience: Investigative Journalism and Public Virtue
Lule, Jack, Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly
Custodians of Conscience: Investigative Journalism and Public Virtue. James S. Ettema and Theodore L. Glasser. New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 1998. 233 pp. $49.50 hbk. $17.50 pbk.
The book is founded upon a provocative paradox. American journalism prides itself on striving for objective, disinterested reporting. Yet the best and most lauded journalism investigative reporting - often seems to be based upon outrage, indignation, advocacy, and calls for justice.
That paradox lies at the heart of Custodians of Conscience. The authors, James S. Ettema, professor in Communication Studies at Northwestern University, and Theodore L. Glasser, associate professor in …
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Publication information: Article title: Custodians of Conscience: Investigative Journalism and Public Virtue. Contributors: Lule, Jack - Author. Journal title: Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly. Volume: 75. Issue: 3 Publication date: Autumn 1998. Page number: 662+. © Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Winter 2007. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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