publication . Article . 2012

COURT REPORTERS’ UNDERSTANDING ON THE CODE OF ETHICS IN NEWS REPORTING

Siti Zobidah OMAR; Mageswari MUSALAYAH; Amini Amir ABDULLAH; Ezhar TAMAM;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jun 2012 Journal: Revista de Administratie Publica si Politici Sociale (issn: 2067-1695, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Vasile Goldis Western University of Arad
Abstract
Journalism, as any professional field, is trusted to be guided by code of ethics (COE). In Malaysia, journalists have their own Canons of Journalism. The aim of this study is to determine the reporters’ understanding on the practice of code of ethics in reporting news. Using a case study approach, the research was conducted at the Kuala Lumpur court complex. Qualitative method was employed to obtain the data. Fifteen court reporters from the English and Malay newspaper’s media organizations were interviewed in-depth to gather data for this study. Finding shows that most of the informants have various understanding over COE in carrying out their reporting work ev...
Subjects
free text keywords: code of ethics, journalism, print media, court reporters, media organization, Political institutions and public administration (General), JF20-2112
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