chapter  2
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Efficks—or ethics?

JOURNALISTS are often sceptical about the value of ethical debate. As Financial Times reporter Raymond Snoddy says: “It certainly sets the British press apart from newspapers in the US where on the whole the word ‘ethics’ can be uttered without hoots of derision” (The Good, the Bad and the Unacceptable; Faber and Faber; London; second edition; 1993).