ISBN-10:
0801330254
ISBN-13:
9780801330254
Pub. Date:
08/04/1998
Publisher:
Pearson
Controversies in Media Ethics / Edition 2

Controversies in Media Ethics / Edition 2

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Controversies in Media Ethics / Edition 2

Controversies in Media Ethics uses a debate format to examine current issues in mass media ethics. Encouraging the reader to think critically, the authors offer a wide variety of perspectives on the complex traditional and emerging problems of media ethics.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780801330254
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 08/04/1998
Edition description: 2ND
Pages: 316
Product dimensions: 6.33(w) x 9.17(h) x 0.68(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Overview: Foundations for Media Ethics.

1. Ethics and Freedom: Mass Media Accountability.

2. Individual Autonomy and Ethical Decisions.

3. Codes of Ethics.

4. Manipulation by the Media: Truth, Fairness, and Objectivity.

5. Influences on Media Content: The Public Relations Factor.

6. Accessing the Media: Information Equity versus Apartheid.

7. The Ethics of "Correctness" and "Inclusiveness": Culture, Race, and Gender in the Mass Media.

8. Private Lives, Public Interests.

9. Data Privacy.

10. Violence and Sexual Pornography.

11. Media Ethics and the Economic Marketplace.

12. Infotainment Programming.

13. Ethics and Advertising.

14. Conflicts of Interest.

15. More Topics in the Ethical Debate.

Bibliography.

Index.

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