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Robert Dreschel

Ethics, Satire, and Journalism: Interview with Professor Robert Drechsel

The recent proliferation of internet "click bait"- articles masquerading as news or satire primarily for the purpose of generating traffic and, hence, ad revenue - have raised new ethical concerns for satirists. We spoke with Robert E. Drechsel, Director of the Center for Journalism Ethics in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, to discuss these and other questions regarding ethics and the intersection of satire and journalism.
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