social responsibility theory http://wmot.org en Burriss on Media: Responsibility http://wmot.org/post/burriss-media-responsibility <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (BURRISS)&nbsp; --&nbsp; One of the hallmarks of the American system of media is called the “social responsibility theory,” which says you can publish what you want without government interference, but you have to face the consequences of your actions.<br><br>Put on perhaps more crass terms, we tell our student journalists, “You want to play with the big kids, then you have to be treated like a big kid,” which means taking responsibility for what you publish.<br> Mon, 15 Oct 2012 12:37:43 +0000 Mike Osborne 16736 at http://wmot.org Burriss on Media: Responsibility