Custodians of Conscience

Pub Date: May 1998

ISBN: 9780231106757

Format: Paperback

List Price: $34.00£27.00

Pub Date: January 2007

ISBN: 9780231500159

Format: E-book

List Price: $33.99£27.00

Custodians of Conscience

Investigative Journalism and Public Virtue

James S. Ettema and Theodore L. Glasser

Columbia University Press

The most thoughtful book in years about the intellectual assumptions behind investigative journalism.... It's hard to imagine any journalist who wouldn't do investigative reporting more thoughtfully, or any citizen who wouldn't read it more insightfully, after this two-teacher seminar. Carlin Romano, The Philadelphia Inquirer

Winner, 1998 Bart Richards Award for Media Criticism

Winner, 1998 Frank Luther Mott-Kappa Tau Alpha Research Award

Winner, 2017 Sigma Delta Chi Award for Excellence in Journalism (Research About Journalism Category)

About the Author

JAMES S. ETTEMA is on the faculty of the Department of Communication Studies at Northwestern University. He is the editor, with D. Charles Whitney, of Individuals in Mass Media Organizations: Creativity and Constraint and Audience Making: How the Media Created the Audience.THEODORE L. GLASSER is a director of the Graduate Program in Journalism at Stanford University. He is the editor of the Idea of Public Journalism and, with Charles T. Salmon, Public Opinion and the Communication of Consent.