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The Handbook of Global Communication and Media Ethics.

Author: Robert S Fortner; P Mark Fackler
Publisher: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2011.
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This groundbreaking handbook provides a comprehensive picture of the ethical dimensions of communication in a global setting. Both theoretical and practical, this important volume will raise the ethical bar for both scholars and practitioners in the world of global communication and media. Brings together leading international scholars to consider ethical issues raised by globalization, the practice of journalism,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fortner, Robert S.
Handbook of Global Communication and Media Ethics.
Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert S Fortner; P Mark Fackler
ISBN: 9781444390605 1444390600
OCLC Number: 784883478
Notes: The Manufactured Gulf War of the 1991.
Description: 1 online resource (2079 pages)
Contents: Cover; Series page; Title page; Copyright; Notes on Contributors; Preface; 1 Primordial Issues in Communication Ethics; Metaethics; Normative Ethics; Descriptive Ethics; Summary; 2 Communication Ethics; Introduction; Difference and Wonder; Meeting the Unexpected and the Good; Communication Ethics; An Other-Centered Communication Ethic: From Identity to Metanarrative(s); 3 Information, Communication, and Planetary Citizenship; Introduction; Is There a Humanity?; Planetary Citizenship; Globalization and Macroethics; Informational Sphere; Communicational Sphere. Seven Conclusions, Seven Hypotheses4 Global Communication and Cultural Particularisms; Introduction; The Inquiry; Islam and Global Communication; Culture, Communication and Development in a Global Context; Civilizations, Dialogue and Global Communication; Identity Politics as a Civilizational Awareness of the Self: Sources of Fragmentation in Global Communication; Could Cultural Modernity be Shared as a Discourse for Global Communication? Modernization and Secularization; Conclusion; 5 The Ethics of Privacy in High versus Low Technology Societies; Privacy in High Technology Societies. Privacy in Low Technology CountriesThe Universality of Privacy; 6 Social Responsibility Theory and Media Monopolies; Three Stories, Three Mandates; The Hutchins Commission; Difficulties of International Application; The Political Economy Critique; The Communitarian Turn; Social Responsibility in the Southern Hemisphere; Is a Press Monopoly Inevitable?; New Directions; Parastatal Cooperation; New Challenges; 7 Ethics and Ideology; Back to the Beginning; Placing Communication at the Ideological Nexus; Ideology and Ethics: Core Questions; My Fellow Citizens: The Inaugural Speech of Barack Obama. 8 Fragments of TruthWhat is the Relevance of this to Universal Values?; The Importance of Water to Human Life; The Importance of Oxygen to Human Life; The Right to Communication; The Right to Communication as a Universal Value; 9 Glocal Media Ethics; Globalization as Glocalization; Global Media Ethics; Changing Indian Media Landscape; Glocal Media Ethics; Conclusion; 10 Feminist Ethics and Global Media; Setting the Context; The Ethics of Care; Who Deserves Care?; Applying Moral Epistemology to Media; Empirical Data; Sex and Sexual Harassment; Is a Feminist Ethics Distinctive?; Conclusion. 11 Words as WeaponsThe Media in Wartime: From Militarism to New Militarism; Secret State, Secret Warfare, Silent Press; New Militarism in the United States; Growth of Secret US State and Covert Presidency; Secret Warfare: Away from the Probing Press; The Great Vietnam Media Myth; Backing Our Boys in Vietnam; Hidden from the Media: The Secret War against Cambodia; Thatcherism and the Journalism of Deference; The Birth of New Militarism in the United Kingdom: The Falkland/Malvinas "Bizarre Little War"; New Post-Falklands Media Mythologies; The Creation of Enemies in Libya, Panama and the Gulf.

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This groundbreaking handbook provides a comprehensive picture of the ethical dimensions of communication in a global setting. Both theoretical and practical, this important volume will raise the ethical bar for both scholars and practitioners in the world of global communication and media. Brings together leading international scholars to consider ethical issues raised by globalization, the practice of journalism, popular culture, and media activitiesExamines important themes in communication ethics, including feminism, ideology, social responsibility, reporting, metanarratives, blasphemy, deve.

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