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   Richard Wald Collection of Newsroom Ethics Policies and Handbooks 1963-2014.

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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Richard Wald collection of newsroom ethics policies and handbooks; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Summary Information

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Call No.:MS#1810
Bib ID:12207248 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Wald, Richard
Title:Richard Wald Collection of Newsroom Ethics Policies and Handbooks 1963-2014.
Physical description:1.25 linear ft. (1 record carton).
Language(s):In English
Access: This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. This collection has no restrictions.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

The handbooks and policies are not arranged.

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Description

Scope and Content

A small collection of policy manuals and ethical guidelines produced by organizatiuons such as ABS news, CBS news, and The New York Times.

Series I: Newsroom ethics policies and handbooks

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Using the Collection

Offsite

Access Restrictions

 This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

      offsite requestMore information and link to off-site request form

This collection has no restrictions.

Restrictions on Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Richard Wald collection of newsroom ethics policies and handbooks; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

Papers processed, 10/12/2016 ptl

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion October 13, 2016 Finding aid written in English.
    2016-10-13 File created.

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Subject Headings

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Columbia University.--School of Journalism.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Journalism.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Journalistic ethics.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
JournalistsPortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Wald, Richard.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

History

Richard Wald worked as a journalist and newspaper editor (the NEW YORK HERALD TRIBUNE). He made the move to television in the mid-1960s. He worked for NBC News for nine years, the final four as president. After a brief executive return to print at the Times-Mirror Company in Los Angeles, Wald joined ABC, where he displayed considerable durability as senior vice president of the network's news division. In this position, he oversaw the operations of such news programs as "World News Tonight with Peter Jennings", "20/20", "PrimeTime Live", "Nightline" and "Good Morning America". He ended his distinguised career as Fred W. Friendly Professor of Professional Practice in Media Society Emeritus at Columbia University.

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