True, False, Both, Neither? Using Documentary Film in Teaching Journalism Ethics

TitleTrue, False, Both, Neither? Using Documentary Film in Teaching Journalism Ethics
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsCraft, S
JournalJournal of Mass Media Ethics
Pagination307 - 308
Date Published2009
Publication Languageeng
ISSN Number08900523
KeywordsDOCUMENTARY , DOCUMENTARY films , ethical , ETHICAL problems , FICTION , FICTION films , JOURNALISM , JOURNALISM -- Study & teaching , JOURNALISTIC , JOURNALISTIC ethics , Moral , MORAL & ethical aspects , NONFICTION , NONFICTION films , WALTZ , WALTZ With Bashir (Film)
AbstractThe article discusses the use of documentary films in teaching journalism ethics. It mentions the 2009 True/False Film Fest which features nonfiction films, such as the documentary film "Waltz With Bashir," which showed the distinction separating documentary from fictional film. It notes that films presented during the event offer a view of the issues raised by fiction and an opportunity for a filmmaker-as-journalists to consider the ethical choices and ethical dilemmas subjects face.
NotesAccession Number: 45542513; Craft, Stephanie 1; Affiliation: 1: School of Journalism, University of Missouri,; Source Info: Oct-Dec2009, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p307; Subject Term: JOURNALISTIC ethics; Subject Term: NONFICTION films; Subject Term: FICTION films; Subject Term: DOCUMENTARY films; Subject Term: JOURNALISM -- Study & teaching; Subject Term: ETHICAL problems; Subject Term: MORAL & ethical aspects; Reviews & Products: WALTZ With Bashir (Film); Number of Pages: 2p; Document Type: Article
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