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The concise encyclopedia of ethics in politics and the media

Author: Ruth F Chadwick
Publisher: San Diego : Academic Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

With "spin" often playing an exaggerated role in politics, it is sometimes difficult to understand legal and judicial issues apart from their presentations by the media. This collection of articles  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Concise encyclopedia of ethics in politics and the media.
San Diego : Academic Press, ©2001
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth F Chadwick
ISBN: 0121662551 9780121662554
OCLC Number: 46312842
Description: xix, 335 pages ; 29 cm
Contents: Applied Ethics, Overview / Earl R. Winkler --
Rise of Applied Ethics --
General Ethical Theory and Principalism --
Contextualism and Related Developments --
Questions of Conventionalism, Moral Expertise, and Moral Psychology --
Broadcast Journalism / Margaret Coffey --
History --
Commercial Model --
Public Service Model --
Recent Technological Developments --
Satellite Transmission --
Cable Television --
Narrowcasting --
The Internet --
Convergence and Concentration --
The Broadcast Journalist --
The Broadcast Journalist as Professional Employee --
The Broadcast Journalist and Technology --
The Broadcast Journalist and Her Audience --
Campaign Journalism / Philip Seib --
Why Ethics Matters in Political Journalism --
Responsibilities of Political Journalists --
Fairness and Objectivity --
News versus Truth --
Understanding Issues, Understanding Politics --
Challenges of Campaign Coverage --
Pack Journalism --
The "Character Issue" --
Screening the Candidates --
Horse Race Coverage --
Resisting Manipulation --
Demands of Real-Time Reporting --
Responsibilities to the Political Process --
Influencing Outcomes --
Covering Political Institutions --
Censorship / Bernard Williams --
Limits --
Pornography --
Public Good Defenses --
Civil Disobedience / Hugo Adam Bedeau --
Varieties of Civil Disobedience --
Individual versus Mass Conduct --
Illegal versus Legal Conduct --
Violent versus Nonviolent Conduct --
Direct versus Indirect Protest --
Criminal versus Civil Disobedience --
Justifying Civil Disobedience.
Other Titles: Ethics in politics and the media
Responsibility: edited by Ruth Chadwick.
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