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The handbook of mass media ethics

Author: Lee Wilkins; Clifford G Christians
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2009.
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The Handbook of Mass Media Ethics brings together the intellectual history of mass media ethics over the past 25 years. The chapters included summarize existing research and thinking in the field, as well as setting agenda items for future research that is grounded in both philosophy and the social sciences. Each chapter includes a section that summarizes current understanding and research, and contributions come  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Handbook of mass media ethics.
New York : Routledge, 2009
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lee Wilkins; Clifford G Christians
ISBN: 9780805861914 0805861912 9780805861921 0805861920 9781410615480 1410615480 0203893042 9780203893043
OCLC Number: 180907871
Description: xiv, 398 pages ; 27 cm
Contents: A philosophically based inquiry into the nature of communicating humans / Wayne Woodward --
A short history of media ethics in the United States / John P. Ferre --
Essential shared values and 21st century journalism / Deni Elliott --
Moral development / Renita Coleman and Lee Wilkins --
The search for universals / Clifford G. Christians and Thomas W. Cooper --
Truth and objectivity / Stephen J.A. Ward --
Photojournalism ethics / Julianne H. Newton --
Why diversity is an ethical issue / Ginny Whitehouse --
The ethics of advocacy / Sherry Baker --
The ethics of propaganda and the propaganda of ethics / Jay Black --
Perspectives on pornography demand ethical critique / Wendy Wyatt and Kris E. Bunton --
Violence / Patrick Plaisance --
The eroding boundaries between news and entertainment and what they mean for democratic politics / Bruce A. Williams and Michael X. Delli Carpini --
What can we get away with / Angharad N. Valdivia --
Justice as a journalistic value and goal / David A. Craig --
Transparency in journalism / Stephanie Craft and Kyle Heim --
Conflict of interest enters a new age / Edward Wasserman --
Digital ethics in autonomous systems / Michael Bugeja --
Peace journalism / Seow Ting Lee --
Privacy and the press / Lou Hodges --
Buddhist moral ethics / S. Holly Stocking --
Communitarianism / Mark Fackler --
Freedom of expression and the liberal democratic tradition / G. Stuart Adam --
Feminist media ethics / Linda Steiner --
Media ownership in a corporate age / Matthew P. McAllister and Jennifer M. Proffitt --
Ethical tensions in news making / Sandra L. Borden and Peggy Bowers --
The media in evil circumstances / Robert S. Fortner --
Global media ecology / Mark D. Alleyne.
Responsibility: edited by Lee Wilkins and Clifford G. Christians.
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Encapsulates the intellectual history of mass media ethics. This title includes chapters that may serve as a summary of research and thinking in the field, as well as setting agenda items for  Read more...


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Received the 2009 Best Edited Book Award from the Communication Ethics Division of the National Communication Association'Each essay provides a comprehensive examination of its topic and includes Read more...

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