Controversies in Media Ethics / Edition 3

Controversies in Media Ethics / Edition 3

by A. David Gordon, John Michael Kittross, John C. Merrill, William Babcock
     
 

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ISBN-10: 041596332X

ISBN-13: 9780415963329

Pub. Date: 07/05/2011

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Controversies in Media Ethics provides alternate perspectives on a variety of issues. In each chapter, two opposing viewpoints are presented, followed by commentary. Issues covered include those of greatest concern in media: privacy, violence, pornography, and advertising content; Internet and new media issues will be addressed in the revision.

Overview

Controversies in Media Ethics provides alternate perspectives on a variety of issues. In each chapter, two opposing viewpoints are presented, followed by commentary. Issues covered include those of greatest concern in media: privacy, violence, pornography, and advertising content; Internet and new media issues will be addressed in the revision.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415963329
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/05/2011
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: The Basics

Overview: Theoretical Foundations for Media Ethics

Chapter 1: Ethics and Freedom: Mass Media Accountability

Chapter 2: Individual Values, Social Pressures and Conflicting Loyalties

Reflections: Taking Aristotle to Work—Practical and Moral Values

Part II: Roles and Pressures

Chapter 3: Gatekeepers and Manipulators: Truth, Fairness and Accuracy

Chapter 4: The Ethics of "Correctness" and "Inclusiveness"

Chapter 5: Codes of Ethics

Tools for Ethical Decision-Making

Part III: Overarching Problems 

Chapter 6: New Technologies and Techniques: New Ethics?

Chapter 7: Digitally Manipulated Content    

Chapter 8: Media Ethics and the Economic Marketplace

Chapter 9: Access to Media: Equity in Receiving and Disseminating Information

Part IV: Hot Topics in Media Ethics

Chapter 10: Private Lives, Public Interests in a Digital World

Chapter 11: The Ethics of Persuasive Communication 

Chapter 12: The Ethics of New Advertising Technologies and Techniques  

Chapter 13: Infotainment, Sensationalism and "Reality"  

Chapter 14: Violence and Sexuality  

Chapter 15: More Topics in the Ethical Debate

Postscript: Some Questions without Answers and Answers without Questions

Glossary 

 

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