Media Ethics: Cases and Moral Reasoning / Edition 6

Media Ethics: Cases and Moral Reasoning / Edition 6

by Clifford G. Christians
     
 

ISBN-10: 0801333385

ISBN-13: 9780801333385

Pub. Date: 07/19/2000

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

"This market-leading text uses original case studies and commentaries about actual media experiences to get students thinking analytically about ethical situations in mass communication." Aiming to improve students' ethical awareness, Media Ethics provides a solid foundation in the theoretical principles of ethical philosophies. It presents the Potter Box as a…  See more details below

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"This market-leading text uses original case studies and commentaries about actual media experiences to get students thinking analytically about ethical situations in mass communication." Aiming to improve students' ethical awareness, Media Ethics provides a solid foundation in the theoretical principles of ethical philosophies. It presents the Potter Box as a framework for uncovering the important steps in moral reasoning for analyzing the cases that follow. Focusing on a wide spectrum of ethical issues facing media practitioners, the cases in the text cover journalism, broadcasting, advertising, public relations and entertainment. The Seventh Edition features new and updated cases and includes more cases focusing on corporations, the World Wide Web and post-September 11 news coverage. The new edition is also now accompanied by a new website with extensive teaching materials.

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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