Ethical Space Vol.6 No.1

Overview

Editorial Richard Lance Keeble

News Scandal the theme at 'excellent' café conference: a report by Jo Fawkes

Views Broadcasting quality and diversity can - and must - be retained within the rapidly changing PSB and related communications sectors, according to Sylvia Harvey

Journalist and peace campaigner Yvonne Ridley argues that Western television companies needed to show the...

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Overview

Editorial Richard Lance Keeble

News Scandal the theme at 'excellent' café conference: a report by Jo Fawkes

Views Broadcasting quality and diversity can - and must - be retained within the rapidly changing PSB and related communications sectors, according to Sylvia Harvey

Journalist and peace campaigner Yvonne Ridley argues that Western television companies needed to show the full horrors after bombs were dropped on civilian populations in Gaza.

Communications researchers and journalists could stand to learn a great deal from one another, yet in Germany and the US an invisible wall seems to separate the two fields, according to Stephan Russ-Mohl

Articles Media ethics expert Tom Cooper has just completed a detailed survey on the teaching of ethics and moral philosophy in higher education institutions.

In an era of unparalleled secularism, half of the British national press routinely invokes 'evil' as an explanatory tool. John Tulloch explores the paradox - and examines in detail the coverage of the 'Karen Matthews scandal'

The ethics of scandal: A conference compilation Alan Lane, of VASGAMA, argues that all those in PR must face a new, harsh reality: no longer can they claim innocence of corporate corruption. They are now as accountable as any chief executive for any wrongdoings Journalists need to be more aware of the psychological subtleties of a person's sexuality when covering gay stories, according to Michael Ford

Media scandals are closely linked to the ritual of scapegoating. But, as Karen Sanders argues, the post-Christian world does not easily allow us to accept the idea of scapegoating.

Investigative reporter and author Tessa Mayesargues that a coincidence of cultural forces are combining in the constant flow of media scandals to create a sorry spectacle - with innuendo dominating facts, reputations overriding ideology

Mike Maloney, formerly of Bournemouth University, on ethical unease and the personal dilemmas of a whistleblower cum trouble-maker

Paper The 'us only' and 'us+them' frames in reporting the Sierra Leone war: Implications for peace journalism and global justice, by Ibrahim Seaga Shaw

Debate Jacquie L'Etang on PR: A persuasive industry? Spin, public relations, and the shaping of the modern media by Trevor Morris and Simon Goldsworthy. And Simon Goldsworthy responds

Reviews Peter Wilby on Beyond Trust: Hype and Hope in the British Media, edited by John Mair and Richard Lance Keeble; John Tulloch on The Age of the Warrior. Selected Writings, by Robert Fisk; John Chalcraft on The Internet in the Arab World: Egypt and Beyond, by Rasha A. Abdulla; John Mair on ITV: The dream that died, by Ray Fitzwalter

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781845493660
  • Publisher: abramis
  • Publication date: 2/1/2009
  • Pages: 64
  • Product dimensions: 0.13 (w) x 8.27 (h) x 11.69 (d)

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