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Ethics and the Media : An Introduction, Paperback / softback Book

Ethics and the Media : An Introduction Paperback / softback

Part of the Cambridge Applied Ethics series

Description

This book is a comprehensive introduction to media ethics and an exploration of how it must change to adapt to today's media revolution.

Using an ethical framework for the new 'mixed media' ethics - taking in the global, interactive media produced by both citizens and professionals - Stephen J.

A. Ward discusses the ethical issues which occur in both mainstream and non-mainstream media, from newspapers and broadcast to social media users and bloggers.

He re-defines traditional conceptions of journalistic truth-seeking, objectivity and minimizing harm, and examines the responsible use of images in an image-saturated public sphere.

He also draws the contours of a future media ethics for the 'new mainstream media' and puts forward cosmopolitan principles for a global media ethics.

His book will be invaluable for all students of media and for others who are interested in media ethics.

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 298 pages, Worked examples or Exercises; Printed music items
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Ethics & moral philosophy
  • ISBN: 9780521718165

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