The Handbook of Mass Media Ethics / Edition 1

The Handbook of Mass Media Ethics / Edition 1

by Lee Wilkins
     
 

ISBN-10: 0805861920

ISBN-13: 9780805861921

Pub. Date: 07/23/2008

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This Handbook encapsulates the intellectual history of mass media ethics over the past twenty-five years. Chapters serve as a summary of existing research and thinking in the field, as well as setting agenda items for future research.

Key features include:

  • up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of media ethics, one of the hottest

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Overview

This Handbook encapsulates the intellectual history of mass media ethics over the past twenty-five years. Chapters serve as a summary of existing research and thinking in the field, as well as setting agenda items for future research.

Key features include:

  • up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of media ethics, one of the hottest topics in the media community


  • 'one-stop shopping' for historical and current research in media ethics


  • experienced, top-tier editors, advisory board, and contributors.


It will be an essential reference on media ethics theory and research for scholars, graduate students, and researchers in media, mass communication, and journalism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805861921
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/23/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Foundations

  1. A philosophically based inquiry into the nature of communicating humans
  2. Wayne Woodward

  3. A short history of media ethics in the United States
  4. John P. Ferre

  5. Essential shared values and 21st Century Journalism
  6. Deni Elliott

  7. Moral development: A psychological approach to understanding ethical judgment
  8. Renita Coleman and Lee Wilkins

  9. The search for universals

Clifford G. Christians and Thomas W. Cooper

Part II: Professional Practice

6. Truth and objectivity

Stephen J. A. Ward

7. Photojournalism ethics: A 21st-Century dance of behavior, technology and ideology

Julianne H. Newton

8. Why diversity is an ethical issue

Ginny Whitehouse

9. The ethics of advocacy: Moral reasoning in the practice of public relations

Sherry Baker

10. The ethics of propaganda and the propaganda of ethics

    Jay Black

    11. Perspectives on pornography demand ethical critique

    Wendy Wyatt and Kris E. Bunton

12. Violence

    Patrick Plaisance

13. The eroding boundaries between news and entertainment and what they mean for democratic politics

    Bruce A. Williams and Michael X. Delli Carpini

14. What can we get away with? The ethics or art and entertainment in the neo-liberal world

    Angharad N. Valdivia

    Part III: Concrete Issues

15. Justice as a journalistic value and goal

    David A. Craig

16. Transparency in journalism: Menaings, merits and risks

    Stephanie Craft and Kyle Heim

17. Conflict of interest enters a new age

    Edward Wasserman

18. Digital ethics in autonomous systems

    Michael Bugeja

19. Peace journalism

    Seow Ting Lee

20. Privacy and the press

    Lou Hodges

    Part IV: Institutional considerations

21. Buddhist moral ethics: Intend no harm, intend to be of benefit

    S. Holly Stocking

22. Communitarianism

    Mark Fackler

23. Freedom of expression and the liberal democratic tradition

    G. Stuart Adam

24. Media ownership in a corporate age

    Matthew P. McAllister and Jennifer M. Proffitt

25. The media in evil circumstances

    Robert S. Fortner

26. Ethical tensions in news making: What journalism has in common with other professions

    Sandra L. Borden and Peggy Bowers

27. Feminist media ethics

    Linda Steiner

28. Global media ecology: Why there is no global Media ethics standard

Mark D. Alleyne

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