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Why ethical journalists deserve better code

Volume 3, Issue 2

November, 1996

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Cronau, Peter. (1996). Why ethical journalists deserve better code. Pacific Journalism Review, 3(2): 20-22.
Author(s): Peter Cronau
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November, 1996

As Pacific journalists seek codes of ethics of their own, the new draft Australian code of ethics fails to give journalists and the public confidence. An open and comprehensive process of consulation is needed. The code needs to better protect the right to know.