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A Matter Of Opinion

Doing what’s right? What’s right?

In an article in the current issue of Media Ethics, co-authors Theodore Glasser and James Ettema address the concept of accountability as the essence of journalistic ethics. They say: "Our being-ethical-means-being-accountable theme emphasizes ethics as a process, not an outcome; an argument, not a choice."

I know what that means to me, but I'd be interested in hearing others' thoughts.

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