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|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
|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.|
"Summing Up: Essential. Lower-division undergraduates through faculty and professionals." (Choice, 1 November 2011) "Other broad examinations of communication ethics...are available, but the present