Ethics in Media Communications: Cases and Controversies / Edition 1

Ethics in Media Communications: Cases and Controversies / Edition 1

by Louis A. Day
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534147844

ISBN-13: 9780534147846

Pub. Date: 01/28/1991

Publisher: Wadsworth

In this book, you'll find yourself engaged firsthand as you take on the role of ethical decision maker, and you'll analyze rich and original case studies, arrive at your own conclusions--and master the process of moral reasoning. The author prepares you for the journey by providing a clear decision-making model--a framework to help you structure your thinking.

Overview

In this book, you'll find yourself engaged firsthand as you take on the role of ethical decision maker, and you'll analyze rich and original case studies, arrive at your own conclusions--and master the process of moral reasoning. The author prepares you for the journey by providing a clear decision-making model--a framework to help you structure your thinking.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534147846
Publisher:
Wadsworth
Publication date:
01/28/1991
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
365
Product dimensions:
7.38(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

Part One: FOUNDATION AND PRINCIPLES. 1. Ethics and Moral Development. 2. Ethics and Society. 3. Ethics and Moral Reasoning. Part Two: CASES IN MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS. 4. Truth and Honesty in Media Communications. 5. The Media and Privacy: A Delicate Balance. 6. Confidentiality and the Public Interest. 7. Conflicts of Interest. 8. Economic Pressures and Social Responsibility. 9. The Media and Antisocial Behavior. 10. Morally Offensive Content: Freedom and Responsibility. 11. Media Content and Juveniles: Special Ethical Concerns. 12. Media Practitioners and Social Justice. 13. Stereotypes in Media Communications. Appendixes.

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