The Role of Press Councils in a System of Media Accountability: The Case of Quebec

David Pritchard

Abstract


Abstract:
This paper analyzes the Quebec Press Council as a mechanism for
media accountability and traces its effectiveness as a forum for
complaints about media ethics. Data come from the QPC's 800 case
files and from a series of interviews.


Résumé:
Cet article analyse le fonctionnement du Conseil de presse du
Québec et son efficacité comme tribunal d'honneur où sont
adressées et traitées les plaintes concernant l'éthique
journalistique. Les données de base proviennent des 800 dossiers
du CPQ et de plusieurs entrevues.

Keywords


Journalism; Ethics; Quebec Press Council

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.22230/cjc.1991v16n1a583

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