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Media ethics and social change

Author: Valerie Alia
Publisher: Edinburgh : edinburgh Universtity press, 2004.
Series: Media topics
Edition/Format:   eBook
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An engaging and original study of current issues in media ethics, this book challenges students to explore the relationship between media ethics and social change.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Valerie Alia
ISBN: 0748617736 9780748617739
OCLC Number: 1158972712
Description: x,229 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Why study ethics?; 1. Life, the universe and ethics I: everyday problems and ethical theories; 2. Life, the universe and ethics II: social scientific theories and ethical practice; 3. Lies, truth and realities: the search for a responsible practice; 4. The ethics of accuracy and inclusion: reflecting and respecting diversity; 5. The empire strikes forward: internationalisation of the media; 6. Struggle and spin: politics, politicians and the media; 7. A picture is worth a thousand... (quid?): ethics and images; 8. 'Trust me, I'm a friend': the ethics of interviewing; 9. Specialist media: entertaining and informing the public; 10. Changing technologies: prospects and problems; 11. Codes and principles: what (and where) are they, and are they useful?; Appendices; A Notes on case analysis; B Journalists and journalism on film: an ethics-based filmography and videography; C Media ethics resources on the Internet; D Codes of practice and statements of principles; Bibliography.
Series Title: Media topics
Responsibility: Valerie alia.

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Valeria Alia's book is an ambitious attempt to look at media ethics from social scientific, philosophical and vocational perspectives! The book successfully negotiates the rocky path between Read more...

 
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