Pub. date: 2009 | Online Pub. Date: December 16, 2009 | DOI: 10.4135/9781412972048 | Print ISBN: 9780761929574 | Online ISBN: 9781412972048| Publisher:SAGE Publications, Inc.About this encyclopedia
Key Documents: Section II. Codes of Ethics/Newsroom Policies and Standards - Reporting Specializations
American Business Media (ABM)—Editorial Code of Ethics Society of American Business Editors and Writers, Inc. (SABEW)—Code of Ethics The power of the business press is a mighty force to behold. In these fragile economic times, business stories from reputable news sources can impact the fortunes of individuals, companies, major industries, whole nations, and even the global marketplace. But business reporters, maybe more than any other journalists, must have the news consumer's trust and confidence to be effective. There can be no hint of an agenda influenced by personal gain or special interest groups. American Business Media (ABM) is an association of media companies that produce more than 6,000 print and online publications. These business-to-business journalism organizations serve an enormous audience of professionals but often remain overlooked and unappreciated by the general public. Their job is to cover the commercial news, trends, and practices of a multitude of industries ranging from ...