Media Ethics: Cases and Moral Reasoning / Edition 6

Media Ethics: Cases and Moral Reasoning / Edition 6

by Clifford G. Christians, Kim Rotzoll, Mark Fackler, Kathy Britt McKee
     
 

This textbook summarizes 78 cases that represent modern dilemmas in news reporting, advertising, public relations, and entertainment, and follows each with a commentary on the ethics involved using the Potter Box. The seventh edition adds 25 recent cases, such as Jayson Blair's fabrications, the war in Iraq, the Patriot Act, and the Kobe Bryant case. Annotation… See more details below

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This textbook summarizes 78 cases that represent modern dilemmas in news reporting, advertising, public relations, and entertainment, and follows each with a commentary on the ethics involved using the Potter Box. The seventh edition adds 25 recent cases, such as Jayson Blair's fabrications, the war in Iraq, the Patriot Act, and the Kobe Bryant case. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801333385
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
07/19/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.67(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction : ethical foundations and perspectives1
Ch. 1Institutional pressures35
Ch. 2Truthtelling54
Ch. 3Reporters and sources72
Ch. 4Social justice87
Ch. 5Invasion of privacy106
Ch. 6Special audiences127
Ch. 7What to advertise142
Ch. 8How to say it157
Ch. 9Media considerations171
Ch. 10Public communication187
Ch. 11Telling the truth in organizational settings199
Ch. 12Conflicting loyalties211
Ch. 13The demands of social responsibility222
Ch. 14Violence239
Ch. 15Profits, wealth, and public trust257
Ch. 16Media scope and depth272
Ch. 17Censorship284

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