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Media ethics in elections

Volume 7, Issue 1

August, 2001

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Naidu, R. (2001). Media ethics in elections. Pacific Journalism Review, 7(1): 65-68.
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Author(s): Richard Naidu
Publication date: 
September, 2001

The context of an election makes little difference to the way the journalist practises his or her profession. The basics are all the same. We do not adopt a different set of values because a group of politicians are vying for power.