5 Principles of Ethical Journalism: Implications for Media Representations of Autism Treatment

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Many people with autism and their families, members of the general public, service providers, and medical professionals turn to the media for information about autism and its treatment. Sadly, the media’s portrayals of autism and  autism treatment  are often fraught with inaccuracies and misinformation. In this article, we describe the five core principles of ethical journalism and the common threats and challenges to these core principles that we frequently see in media representations of autism treatment. We offer proactive strategies and considerations to support the journalism community to effectively and accurately share information about autism and its treatment

Period1 Feb 2021

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  • Title5 Principles of Ethical Journalism: Implications for Media Representations of Autism Treatment
    Media name/outletScience in Autism Treatment
    Date1/02/21
    DescriptionMany people with autism and their families, members of the general public, service providers, and medical professionals turn to the media for information about autism and its treatment. Sadly, the media’s portrayals of autism and  autism treatment  are often fraught with inaccuracies and misinformation. In this article, we describe the five core principles of ethical journalism and the common threats and challenges to these core principles that we frequently see in media representations of autism treatment. We offer proactive strategies and considerations to support the journalism community to effectively and accurately share information about autism and its treatment
    URLhttps://asatonline.org/for-media-professionals/ethical-journalism-autism-treatment/
    PersonsErin Leif, David Celiberti, Carolyn Sniezyk