Italy: ethical orientations of journalists 2015

This statistic illustrates the prevailing ethical orientations among Italian journalists in 2015. According to the study results, nine in ten respondents held the opinion that codes of professional ethics in journalism should be observed regardless of situation and context. By contrast, around 18 percent of respondents believed that ethics in journalism were mainly a matter of personal judgement.

The following statements describe different approaches to journalism. For each of them, please tell me how strongly you agree or disagree*.

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Release date

November 2016



Survey time period

February 2015-July 2015

Number of respondents

396 respondents

Special properties

Working journalists

Method of interview


Supplementary notes

*On a scale from 1 to 5 (1= strongly disagree, 5= strongly agree).

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